Former President Jerry John Rawlings and the Agbotui family have extended their heartfelt gratitude to all individuals and institutions present at the burial of Madam Victoria Agbotui.

They expressed appreciation to all parties that contributed in diverse ways towards the successful funeral rites and burial on Saturday, October 24, 2020.

The family has extended special gratitude to President Akufo-Addo and other state officials for their presence and participation.

The burial service of Madam Victoria Agbotui, mother of former President Jerry John Rawlings took place at the forecourt of the State House in Accra.

The late Madam Agbotui died on September 24 after celebrating her 101st birthday on September 9, 2020.

After the one hour service, the body was conveyed to Dzelukope in the Volta Region for interment.

With the provision of security personnel by the Inspector-General Of Police, processes involved in commuting from Accra to Dzelukope were coordinated efficiently and effectively.

The Agbotui family have apologised to all for difficulties and challenges faced due to time constraint and miscommunication.