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Ghanaians pay final tribute to Annan lying in state in Accra

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By ITN News Editor September 12, 2018 13:59

Ghanaians pay final tribute to Annan lying in state in Accra

Ghanaians filed past the coffin of the late Kofi Annan who lay in state in the International Conference Centre (AICC) in the capital Accra.The body returned on Monday (September 10) from Switzerland where the former United Nations Secretary General died at the age of 80. He was surrounded in his last days by his second wife Nane and children Kojo and Nina, his foundation and close associates said.Annan and the United Nations shared the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize for efforts to reform the world body and give priority to human rights issues.The government said it would hold a full state funeral for Annan on Thursday (September 13) before he is buried at Burma Camp military cemetery.

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By ITN News Editor September 12, 2018 13:59
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