Lynched Ghanaian Soldier Promoted To The Rank Of A Major, To Get State Funeral

By Ikenga Chronicles June 6, 2017

Lynched Ghanaian Soldier Promoted To The Rank Of A Major, To Get State Funeral

Ghanaian President, Nana Akudo Addo has announced that the Ghanaian soldier who was lynched by a mob after being mistaken for an armed robber would get a state burial.

Recall that Major Maxwell Mahama was serving in Ghana’s central region as part of a unit that was attempting to tackle the problem of illegal mining.

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After visiting the family, the president announced that the government would set up a memorial fund with the aim of raising more than $100,000 (£77,000).

Mr Akufo Addo also posthumously promoted the dead soldier from the rank of Captain to Major.

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