Former President Mahama and other prominent figures attend John Dumelo’s mother’s funeral
On Saturday, October 7th, 2023, Ghana’s political and entertainment luminaries gathered at the Holy Spirit Cathedral in Adabraka, Accra, to pay their respects to Mrs. Antoinette Veronica Ama Ampona Dumelo, mother of actor, politician, and farmer John Dumelo.
The day began with a file past from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., as friends, family, and notable personalities paid their last respects to Mrs. Dumelo. The air was heavy with a mix of sorrow and reverence as attendees reflected on the life and legacy of this remarkable woman.
At 9 a.m., the burial mass service commenced, with the Cathedral resonating with the soothing hymns and prayers of the congregation. The solemn atmosphere was a testament to the profound impact Mrs. Dumelo had on those around her, as her life was celebrated through heartfelt eulogies and cherished memories.
Among the attendees were some of Ghana’s most influential figures, including former President and NDC flagbearer John Dramani Mahama, renowned business magnate Ibrahim Mahama, actor-turned-politician Desmond Elliot, multi-talented Ghanaian musician and preacher Sonnie Badu, as well as the acclaimed musician Edem, including many other bigwigs. Their presence not only underlined the unity of the nation in the face of loss but also emphasized the deep respect and admiration Mrs. Dumelo garnered from all walks of life.
Despite the somber occasion, the funeral was also a celebration of Mrs. Dumelo’s life and the many ways she touched the lives of others. She was remembered as a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, and friend. She was also a passionate advocate for education and women’s empowerment.
Mrs. Dumelo’s legacy will live on in the hearts of those who knew and loved her. She was a truly remarkable woman, and her impact on Ghana will be remembered for years to come.
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