President Barrow Sends Special Delegation to Kofi Annan Funeral

Gambian President Adama Barrow sends a special delegation to Accra, Ghana, to attend the funeral of Kofi Annan, former United Nations Secretary General.

Mr, Annan who died on August 18th, 2018, in Switzerland, will be buried in Ghana on Thursday, September 13th. His body was flown to Ghana on Monday.

According to a statement from President Barrow’s office, the delegation is led by Ebrima Sillah, Minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure. Other members of the delegation include the “Special Adviser to the President, Henry Gomez, former Vice President Aja Fatoumatta Jallow-Tambajang, Crispin Grey-Johnson, Mori Kebba Janneh, who are all distinguished Gambians that served the UN at the highest level, and Ms Alice Colley, a representative from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.”

“The Gambia joins the rest of the world to pray for the soul of the departed to rest in peace.”


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