Official: Date For Komla Dumor’s Final Journey Announced

The family of Komla Afeke Dumor, BBC senior broadcast journalist and former presenter of Joy FM’s Super Morning Show has decided that his final funeral services will be held from the 21st to the 23rd of February 2014.

A solemn Catholic Requiem Mass for the repose of his soul shall be held on the morning of Friday the 21st of February 2014 at the Holy Spirit Cathedral. This will immediately be followed by a public viewing the same day. This, the family believes, will enable as many people, particularly the youth of the country to pay their last respects to him.

A liturgical service will be held on the 22nd of February 2014 at the forecourt of State House.

There will be a private family burial.

Finally, there will be a Thanksgiving Service on the 23rd of February 2014 also at the Holy Spirit Cathedral.

Komla’s father, Prof. Ernest Dumor says, “These are very sad times for the family as we send Komla to his final resting place. Komla clearly touched many lives and we remain most grateful to God Almighty for that”.

Further details of the services will be posted on Komla’s official memorial website – and communicated through other media outlets.

Media Contacts:

Amb. Patrick R. D. Hayford

020 601 309

Esther A. N. Cobbah

Stratcomm Africa

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023 084 7021


Email: [email protected]

Hotline: 0303 932 383

About Komla Afeke Dumor

Komla Afeke Dumor, who passed away suddenly on 18th January 2014 in London, was the son of Professor Ernest Dumor, the first Chief Executive Officer of the National Identification Authority (NIA) and a former member of the Electoral Commission of Ghana and a Professor of the University of Cape Coast in the Central Region of Ghana.

Komla, who is a native of Aflao in the Volta Region of Ghana, was a well-respected international broadcast journalist. He previously hosted the Super Morning Show on Joy FM in Ghana for almost a decade before going to the BBC in 2007.

Komla is survived by his wife, Kwansema, and three children. He was the brother of Mrs. Mawuena Trebarh, Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC), and Dr. Korshie Dumor, a Medical Doctor currently practicing in the USA.

As His Mortal Remains Was Being Brought Home

The Late Komla Dumor

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