Kofi Annan’s death will boost Ghana’s tourism – Hon. Catherine Afeku

Minster for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Catherine Afeku says the death of the late  former seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations ,Kofi Annan, will boast the country’s tourism.

Speaking at the forecourt of the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC), where the late Kofi Annan has been laid-in-state, Mrs Afeku described him as an illustrious son who cared for world peace as well as a consummate diplomat who will forever remain in history…” 

He was a true African. His behaviour meant he was a consummate diplomat. We have lost an illustrious son. He is an honourable person and it will remain history that we buried an illustrious son in the continent…” 

Quizzed if his demise will cause an effect in the tourism industry, Madam Afeku answered in the affirmative insisting that people will travel from all over the world to see the global icon’s final resting place. 

He has made his name. People will come to Ghana to look at his tomb. These are the things that will enhance and boost the transportation of our export…” she said.


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