The late Kofi Annan's body arrives in Ghana (PHOTOS + VIDEO)

The late Kofi Annan's body arrives in Ghana (PHOTOS + VIDEO)

The body of the late UN boss Kofi Annan is to arrive in Ghana pending burial and funeral arrangements in the course of time.

As we have previously reported, the body of the late Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), Kofi Annan is expected to arrive in Ghana on September 10, 2018. The late diplomat who will be buried in his native Ghana, died aged 80.

The late Kofi Annan's body is expected to arrive at the Kotoka Internation Airport later on Monday. As such, YEN.com.gh has exclusive photos regarding his arrival and the presence of a welcoming party.

Members of the diplomatic corps, the security services, traditional leaders and politicians are among those at the Airport.

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A section of the members from the diplomatic corps

It is however not clear which politicians are currently on the grounds although a high-powered government delegation is expected.

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Traditional leaders await Kofi Annan's body

Traditional leaders are an important part of Ghanaian culture. As such, those presumably form Annan's hometown are at the Airport.

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Security parade for the arrival of Kofi Annan's body

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The late Kofi Annan's body arrives in Ghana (PHOTOS)

Security services on alert

As with any important occasion, it would seem the security at the Kotoka International Airport is on high alert.

YEN.com.gh will bring you further developments with regards to this news item.

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