General News of Sat, 18 Aug 201813

Fare thee well – Sam George to Kofi Annan

Ningo Prampram, MP, Samuel Nartey George, has mourned the passing of Mr Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary-General.

The Ghanaian diplomat died in Berne, Switzerland on Saturday 18 August 2018, at the age of 80.

In a Facebook post, Sam Gorge said : “Great Son of the Motherland. Fare thee well.”

Meanwhile, Kofi Annan’s family has asked the media and the general public to give them space to mourn the death of their loved one.

A statement from the family confirming his demise said “the family kindly requests privacy at this time of mourning.”

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The family also said arrangements to celebrate his “remarkable life” will be announced later.

Mr Annan passed away on Saturday, 18 August 2018, after a short illness.

He was 80 years old and survived by a wife and three children.

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