Kofi Annan to be laid to rest in Ghana- Family announces

By Hagar Ofosua
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The family of Kofi Annan has in a statement said the former Secretary-General of the United Nations will be buried in Ghana.

 A portion of the statement read,“The Government of Ghana will shortly announce the arrangements for a State ceremony, which will take place in Accra,” the family announced.

The statement further noted the United Nations will hold memorial “events in New York and Geneva” for its former Secretary-General prior to the ceremony in Ghana,
“The family has kindly asked that no flowers be sent. For those still wishing to have their thoughts and support reflected in a gift, they suggest a contribution to the Kofi Annan Foundation:www.kofiannanfoundation.org/donate,” it added.
The former United Nation’s Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, passed on Saturday, August 2018, after a short illness at a Hospital in the Swiss city of Bern.