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Return to the ROOTS in Ghana: Feb - Jul 2011 Part 2

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State House, Accra - Ghana. 25th March  2011.
Thanksgiving service - Mamponteng,  Ashanti ,Ghana 27th March 2011
Asantehene's representative (Custom dictates that King does not attend funerals).
Late K. S-P Jantuah's brother F.A. Jantuah in specs.
Dad F.A. Jantuah chatting with nephew Hon. Kwame Peprah Ex-Finance minister of Ghana.
Nephew of Uncle 'JE' Ex- President J. A. Kufuor leading ex-ministers at the state house.
Queenmother of Mamponteng arrives for funeral rites. 26th March 2011.
Cousin Nana Difie Jantuah , sister Ama Jantuah-Banful and brother Nana Osei Jantuah at Mamponteng, Ashanti.
Son James Jantuah in flow at Mamponteng, Ashanti.
Nieces and Sisters Effie, Nana Yaa and Ama at Mamponteng, Ashanti - 26th March 2011.
Mamponteng Village sympathizers paying their respects.
The late uncle K. S-P Jantuah of the Lincoln's Inn, England and the Ghana Bar.
Last visit to uncle in Accra, Ghana.
Family delegation to the seat of government, Osu castle with Vice-President John Mahama 12  March 2011.
Jantuah family meeting Vice-President John Mahama.
Jantuah family meeting Vice-President John Mahama.
With Samia Nkrumah, daughter of first President Dr Kwame Nkrumah at the Osu castle - seat of government.
Jemima Agyare, Priscilla Jantuah , Kwame Jantuah and others getting things set up at the state house.
Very tall grand-daughters Khaddy and Rushije Hiadzi. :-)
Members of the opposition NPP Mr Obetsebi-Lamptey and Nana Akuffo-Addo greeting government minister Hannah Tetteh. Chairman of the council of  state Professor Awoonor looks on.
Arrival of Ex-President John A. Kufuor, a nephew of the late K. S-P Jantuah
Jantuah family paying last respects at the state house.
With cousin Nana Yaa Marfo (Mrs) and daughter.
Nana Akuffo-Addo, Leader of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP).
Uncle 'JE' is laid in state. 25th March 2011.
Family members.
Current and ex-ministers of state across the Ghanaian political divide having a laugh Ghanaian style.
Arrival of dignitaries.
Sympathizers of the Convention People's Party (CPP) filing past.
Burial service at Mamponteng, Ashanti. 26th March 2011.
Family members and Vice-President John Mahama after the catholic burial service at Mamponteng, Ashanti.

Informing Ex- President J.J. Rawlings of the  family loss.
Visiting cousin Ex- President J. A. Kufuor at home.
Niece Nana Ama Annan, cousin Nana Difie Jantuah-Hiadzi and uncles at the Osu Castle - seat of  government.
Uncle as the first Ghanaian resident Ambassador to France. With General De Gaulle.
In  his usual jovial mood.

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