The family of the late UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan, has confirmed the swirling news about the death of the global statesman.
GhanaCelebrities.Com reported on the news earlier today — Kofi Annan passed at the age of 80 after suffering a small illness.
The family of the late Secretary General has now released a statement confirming his death.
According to the statement, he died peacefully surrounded by his wife and beautiful family.
Read full statement below…
It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announce that Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Laureate, passed away peacefully on Saturday 18th August after a short illness… pic.twitter.com/42nGOxmcPZ
— Kofi Annan (@KofiAnnan) August 18, 2018