No one week celebration for Komla – Family
The family of the late Komla Dumor has indicated that there are no plans for a one week celebration.
“The family also announces that no event in connection with the funeral is scheduled by the family for Saturday, 25th January 2014.”
According to a statement from the family, it is far advanced with arrangements for the body of Komla to be brought home.
The family continues to express their sincere gratitude to the general public for their continuous support, prayers and love during this difficult time.
Komla Afeke Dumor passed away suddenly in London on Saturday 18th January, 2014.
Komla was a well-respected BBC reporter who previously hosted the Super Morning Show on Joy FM in Ghana for almost a decade.
Below is the full statement from the Dumor Family
Professor Ernest Dumor and the entire family of our beloved Komla wish to express their sincere gratitude for the continuing support, prayers and love streaming in to them during this difficult time. The outpouring of sympathy from Ghanaians, Africans and people from all over the world has been truly touching. It is clear that Komla was loved by millions and we thank God for his life.
The family is far advanced with arrangements for the body of Komla to be brought home. As the funeral rites will be conducted in accordance with the Roman Catholic liturgy, consultations are also taking place with the church.
The family also announces that no event in connection with the funeral is scheduled by the family for Saturday, 25th January 2014.
The family expects to provide further information to the public early next week.
Meanwhile, additional Books of Condolence have been opened at the following locations across the country; Love FM in Kumasi, Radio Max in Takoradi, Volta Premier Radio in Ho, Radio Justice in Tamale and ATL FM in Cape Coast.
Books of Condolence are still open at the Dumor residence in Accra, Joy FM at Kokomlemle in Accra and the International Press Centre also in Accra. A condolence Book has also been opened at the Ghana High Commission in London and can be signed from 10am-12 noon and 2pm – 5 pm, Monday to Friday.
A Book of Condolence has also been opened in Komla’s hometown, Aflao, at the palace of Torgbui Amenya Fiti V, Paramount Chief of Aflao Traditional Area. The Book is open from 9: am – 5 pm.