General News Wed, 29 Aug 2018

Kofi Annan's remains arrives in Ghana September 10

The mortal remains of former United Nations secretary general Busumuru Kofi Annan will arrive in Accra - Ghana on Monday, September 10, 2018, for a state burial.

The body will be accompanied by his widow Nane Maria Annan, his children and some executives of the United Nations. A press conference held in Accra by the government, addressed by the information minister-designate Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah said president Nana Akufo-Addo and the Ghana armed forces, will receive the body on behalf of the people of Ghana.

Mr Kofi Annan died in Switzerland on August 18, 2018 after a short illness.

Source: Graphic.com.gh
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