Ghana Mourns As Former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan Is Set To Be Buried Today


Ghana Mourns As Former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan Is Set To Be Buried Today

By Oluwatosin Ajayi

The remains of former United Nations Secretary-General, Mr Kofi Annan is set to be buried today in a state ceremony to be held in the Ghanian capital, Accra.

Annan, one of Ghana’s and Africa’s most prominent figures, died on August 18 in Switzerland at the age of 80.

Annan until his devoted most of his life to his work in the UN, even after he left office in 2006. He was the co-recipient of the 2001 Nobel peace prize along with the United Nations in recognition of work done for a better, organised and more peaceful world.

The former diplomat will be laid to rest at the military cemetery in Accra in an event expected to attract heads of state from different nations as well as high ranking UN officials and other high profile international personalities.

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