The remains of the late Catholic Bishop of Wa, Richard Cardinal Kuuia Baawobr, have been interred at St. Andrews Cathedral in Wa.
Among the dignitaries at the funeral mass for the late Cardinal were President Akufo-Addo and the Apostolic Nuncio to Ghana, Most Rev. Henryk Mieczyslaw Jagodzinsk.
GBC’s correspondent Emmanuel Mensah Abludo reports that the Wa Sports Stadium was filled to capacity by well-wishers during the requiem mass to pay their last respects to his Eminence Richard Cardinal Kuuia Baawobr of the Missionary of Africa.
Very Rev. Father Stanley Lubungo
Superior General of Missionaries of Africa
Metropolitan Archbishop of Kinshasha – DR Congo
Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo Besungu
Metropolitan Archbishop of Ougadouguo
Cardinal Philippe Ouedraogo Nakellentuba
Emeritus Archbishop of Abuja
Ignatius Ayau Kaigama
Metropolitan Archbishop of Kigali Rwanda
– His Eminence Antoine Kambanda
Bishop Laurent Birfuoré Dabiré
Bishop of Dori in Burkina Faso
Bishop Joachim Hermenegilde Ouédraogo
Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Koudougou – Burkina Faso
Bishop Dèr Raphaël Kusiélé Dabiré. Bishop of Diébougou, Burkina Faso
Former President John Dramani Mahama – Ghc10,000
President Akufo-Addo Addo – Ghc100,000
Second Deputy Speaker(MP for Fomena) – Ghc50,000
Source: GBC and Upperwestmedia.net