Magufuli to be laid to rest on 25th March
Tanzania’s late President John Pombe Magufuli is set to be laid to rest on 25, March 2021. According to the newly sworn-in president Samia Suluhu, Tanzania will be having a 21-day mourning period and all flags will fly half-mast.
Samia Suluhu also mentioned that Magufuli’s body will be moved from the mortuary to St. Peters church for a brief service before being moved to Uhuru grounds for public viewing.
The body is set to remain there until 21st March.
On 22nd March, the body will be moved to Dodoma for public viewing before being moved to Mwanza on March 23rd.
On 24th March, family members and all international and invited guests will have a chance before the burial day on March 25th.
He will later be laid to rest after a church service in Chato catholic church.