The family of the late Sierra Leone’s former ambassador to the Republic of Germany, Jobgopie Siaka Stevens has announced details of his funeral.

According to the family, there will be a Laying out at All People’s Congress (APC) headquarters Hannah Benka-Coker in Freetown on Saturday 2nd March 2024 at 12:30 followed by a PM Vigil at the Bishop Baughman UMC at 7 PM on Sunday 3rd March 2024.

It was also stated that a Laying out ceremony will be held at his residence 9B Hill Cot Road (S-Gate) on Monday 4th March 2024 10 – 11:15 am followed by another Laying out at the Georgacland Masonic Temple Lightfoot Boston Street from 11:30 am to 12:45 PM which will also proceed by a Laying out at the King Memorial UMC at 11:45 am.

The laying out will be followed by a Funeral and Communion Service at 2 pm and Interment at Ascension Town Cemetery at 5 PM.

Amb. Jongopie Siaka Stevens, son of Former President Siaka Stevens passed away on February 16th, 2024 at the age of 73. His funeral announcement did not mention the cause of his death.