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Kofi Annan's remains arrives in Ghana Sept 10, 2018

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The remains of former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, will arrive in Ghana on Monday, September 10 for a state burial.
The Kofi Annan Funeral Committee in consultation with the family has released details of his burial arrangements in Accra.
Kofi Annan, who was the 7th Secretary General of the UN, died in Switzerland two weeks ago after a short illness.
Addressing a news conference in Accra, Information Minister-designate, Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah said the body will be accompanied by his widow Nane Maria Annan, children and some officials of the UN.
The remains will be received at a brief ceremony led by the Ghana Armed forces and the President Akufo-Addo before it is moved to the Accra International Conference Centre.
On September 11, Mr Annan’s body will be laid in state at the Accra International Conference Centre.
On Wednesday, September 12, dignitaries will file past and pay their last respect to Kofi Annan.
A burial Service will then take place on September 13 at the Conference Centre before he is finally laid to rest at the new Military cemetery.

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