Ex-UN chief Annan to get state burial in home country Ghana

by National | 26-08-2018 | 561 views

Former UN Secretary-General and Noble Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan will be laid to rest in his home country Ghana on September 13. The President said Annan will be given a full state burial that “befits his status as a global icon, diplomat and statesman".Annan will be buried at the Burma Camp military cemetery in Accra. Burma Camp has created a new cemetery and there is a portion that has been allocated for VIPs and civilian VIPs. 'I think it will be the most appropriate place to lay him to rest',said Akufo-Addo, country’s President.

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