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Photos: Body of Kofi Annan arrives in Accra

The remains of former Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), Busumuru Kofi Annan arrived at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra from Geneva, Switzerland at exactly 17:00GMT.

The casket, carrying the late Ghanaian diplomat was accompanied by his wife, children and some UN officials.

The body of the illustrious son of Ghana was received by President Akufo-Addo at a brief ceremony at the airport.

The casket was wrapped in the colours of the United Nations as it was lifted from the aircraft.

Libation was made by his family before the body was officially handed to the state for the final funeral rites to commence.

The event attracted members of the diplomatic corps, traditional rulers, members of the clergy, Ministers, MPs as well as the international media.

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