Thousands of Ghanaians went to the Statehouse as early as 5 a.m to pay their last respect to fallen Ghanaian footballer, Christian Atsu Twasam.
Attendants of Atsu’s funeral filed past him while they paid their last respect to the fallen Hero.
Politicians, footballers, musicians, actors, family, the security, friends and sympathizers could not hold back but to attend the final funeral rites of Atsu on Friday, March 17, 2023.
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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, Former President, John Dramani Mahama, Chief of Staff, Frema Osei Opare, Presidential Aspirant, Kennedy Agyapong and other great personalities went for the funeral.
Christian Atsu, 31, was a victim of the earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria.
He played for Hatayspor, the day before the 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck. The devastating earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria claimed the lives of over 46,000 people.
12 days after the incident, Atsu was found dead.
On Sunday night, February 19, 2023, Atsu’s body arrived in Ghana via Turkish Airlines.
On Saturday, February 4, 2023, a number of footballers, Musicians, politicians, friends, Actors, his old school mates, colleagues from his former team thronged the Adjiringanor Astroturf Park to commiserate with Atsu’s family at his one week observation.
Today, thousands of Ghanaians have filed past Christian Atsu while he goes home.
Meanwhile, Astu’s body would be sent to Ada where he would be buried.
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