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  • Number of gas furnace cremation facilities: 1
  • Situated at:
    1. Lashibi Funeral Home, Accra (opened in 2011)
  • Number of open pyre cremators: 7
  • Cremators situated at:
    1. Accra (1977)
    2. Akim Oda (2010)
    3. Cape Coast (1970s)
    4. Koforidua (2002)
    5. Kumasi (1993)
    6. Sekondi (2007)
    7. Takoradi (1960s)

Statistics of cremations

  Cremations Total Deaths % of Deaths
2018 5,075 76,050 6.67
2019 5,176 80,792 6.41
 
Cremation Organisation:
Ridge Cremation and Funeral Service
P.O.Box LT 720
Latebiokorshie, Accra
Ghana
West Africa
President:
Joe A Quarcoo
Secretary:
Godfried A Otu
Treasurer:
Mahesh Gokaldas
Date of foundation:
1977
Number of members:
+3,000