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Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Ghana to Attend the State Funeral of President John Evans Atta Mills

President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Ghana to attend the State Funeral of His Excellency John Evans Atta Mills, President of the Republic of Ghana.  

The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State, will lead the delegation on August 10, 2012.

Members of the Presidential Delegation:

The Honorable Donald Teitelbaum, United States Ambassador to the Republic of Ghana

The Honorable Johnnie Carson, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

General Carter F. Ham, Commander, United States Africa Command

Mr. Grant T. Harris, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs, National Security Staff