He noted that when his appointment was announced by the president, there was significant confusion among Ghanaians about the nature of MoFFA's work. The public's response to his appointment on social media further emphasised the need for education about MoFFA's role, he added. He recounted a situation where people questioned the necessity of regulation in the funeral industry, and he responded by asking if they would prefer to have an unregulated space to a regulated space. Dr Twerefour pointed out that some cemeteries lack these basic amenities, allowing free-range animals to enter and feed. Furthermore, he mentioned that the law allows family members to report mortuaries that fail to properly preserve the bodies of the deceased to MoFFA.
Source: GhanaWeb September 17, 2023 12:32 UTC