Fri. Oct 30th, 2020

Kofi Annan To Receive State Funeral In Ghana

The family of the late former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Attah Annan, has released preliminary funeral plans for the fallen diplomat.

The family thanked the many around the world who have expressed profound condolences following the passing of Mr. Annan nearly a week ago. It stated that it has found great solace in the outpouring of love and support.

Kofi Annan, former UN chief, dies at 80

According to the Annan family statement, the Government of Ghana will shortly announce the arrangements for a State ceremony, which will take place in Accra. This will be followed by UN memorial events in New York and Geneva. The dates for those events will be announced in due course.

Quick Facts About Kumasi-Born Kofi Annan

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: