President Buhari has commiserated with the authorities and other people of Ghana over the passing of former United Nations (UN) Secretary Basic, Kofi Annan, in the early hours of Saturday 18th August, 2018.
President Buhari, who known as President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana from London, mentioned all Nigerians and ECOWAS member nations share in the deep loss, contemplating the strategic affect of the former scribe in international affairs and his imaginative and prescient for the repositioning of the West Coast and Africa.
As the first elected workers of the United Nations to steer the world organisation and first African to win the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize collectively with the United Nations, the President famous that Annan’s humility, the Aristocracy and love for humanity set him aside for international greatness, reaching recognition and commendation for the reform of the United Nations’ paperwork and a number of interventions to carry peace to the world.
President Buhari mentioned Annan’s origin and residential will at all times be traced to Ghana, however his distinctive management roles, humanitarian spirit and contributions to international peace and improvement will stay indelible in the historical past of the total world, particularly the efforts to fight HIV/AIDS in Africa and launch of the UN World Compact.
The President despatched condolences to the spouse of the diplomat, Nane Maria Annan and his members of the family, workers of the United Nations and the international organisations he was heading, like The Elders, which was based by Nelson Mandela. President Buhari prays that the almighty God will consolation his household and all his family members.