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Former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan to be buried in Ghana -- Family


Family of Mr. Kofi Atta Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations (UN) has said their departed son will be laid to rest in his homeland, Ghana.
“The Government of Ghana will shortly announce the arrangements for a State ceremony, which will take place in Accra,” part of the statement read

However, it said the United Nations will hold memorial “events in New York and Geneva” for its former secretary general prior to the ceremony in Ghana.
“The dates for those events will be announced in due course,” the
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“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 stated.

“The Annan family wishes to thank most sincerely the many who have expressed their condolences following the passing of Kofi Annan. The family has found great solace in the outpouring of love and support.”

The sudden demise of Kofi Annan occurred peacefully in his sleep last Saturday August 18, 2018 in Switzerland capital, Bern after a short illness.

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