The remains of former UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan, will arrive in Ghana on Monday ahead of the official state burial this week.

The body of the late Secretary-General will be accompanied his wife, Nane Maria, children, and some UN officials.

The remains will be received with a brief ceremony led by the Ghana Armed Forces and President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

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It will then be moved to the Accra International Conference Centre from the Airport.

On Thursday, a solemn Burial Service and final interment will be held.

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The service will be attended by UN Officials, Heads of State, Diplomatic delegations and the general public.

There will also be a private burial at midday on Thursday at the Military Cemetery with full military honours and a 17-gun salute.