The National Democratic Congress (NDC) will on Monday, hold a special virtual symposium to celebrate the life and legacy of the party’s founder Jerry John Rawlings.

The symposium will come off at 6.30 pm at the Kama Conference Center at Labone in Accra.

Prior to the symposium, the leadership of the party will at 9 am file past the mortal remains of J.J. Rawlings scheduled to take place at the Accra International Conference Centre.

Executives of the NDC together with former President John Mahama yesterday participated in requiem mass organised by the Catholic Church at the Holy Spirit Cathedral Church and a vigil by the Ghana Air Force at the Air Force Officers Mess.

The late statesman passed away on Thursday, November 12 at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital.

Below are details of the virtual symposium:

Opening Prayer: Comrade Yaw Akrasi Sarpong

Welcome Address/Purpose of Gathering: Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo

Special Remarks by: i. Leader of NDC Caucus in Parliament Haruna Iddrisu ii. General Secretary Hon. Johnson Asiedu-Nketiah

iii. The Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon. Alban S. K. Bagbin

Movie (The Legend Lives On) Interview Segment One Main Speakers: i. Alhaji Huudu Yahaya ii. Mrs. Aanaa Enin

Movie/Interview Segment Two Main Speaker: Dr. Ben. Kumbuor National Secretariat

Movie/Interview Segment Three

Closing Remarks: H.E. John Dramani Mahama, Leader and Flagbearer

All dignitaries and persons present will be mandated to comply strictly with the Covid-19 safety protocols.

The event will also be televised on all national media outlets.