President Akufo-Addo has led a government delegation to the home of the late former President Rawlings to commiserate with his wife and family over his death.
The President is accompanied by his chief of Staff Akosua Frema Opare and Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia.
The President has assured the state will give a befitting funeral to the late leader.
“Government will work closely with the family of President Rawlings on the arrangements for a fitting State Funeral for the late President, and will keep the nation informed accordingly,” he told the family of the late President at the Jubilee House Thursday when they visited to formally inform him of his passing.
Mr Rawlings died at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra Thursday.
Mr. Rawlings had been on admission at the Teaching hospital since Sunday, after the passing of his mother.