Kofi Annan's Burial Has Been Fixed for September 13 2018

The burial of former United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, Mr Kofi Annan, has been fixed for September 13, 2018.

Spokesperson, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tope Adeleye Elias-Fatile, disclosed the burial rites in a statement made available to Saturday Sun, in Abuja.

Annan, the Seventh UN Secretary-General, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 18, 2018, in Switzerland, after a brief illness.

Aged 80, Annan who served as Secretary-General of the UN from January 1997 to December 2006, was the Chairman and Founder of the Kofi Annan Foundation.

Annan was also the Chairman of The Elders, an international organisation founded by Nelson Mandela.