Arrangements for the final burial and funeral rites for the former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan are far advanced.
The remains of the former UN Secretary-General will arrive in Ghana today, Monday, September 10, for the start of the three-day state funeral.
The body will be accompanied by his widow Nane Maria Annan, children and some officials from the UN.
On September 11, Kofi 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 respects to Mr. Kofi Annan.
A burial Service will then take place on the September 13 at the Conference Centre before he is finally laid to rest at the new Military Ceremony.
Kofi Annan, who was the 7th Secretary General of the UN, died in Switzerland three weeks ago after a short illness.
Below are photos of the ongoing preparations:
By: Joseph Nii Ankrah