Connect with us

Breaking news

Kofi Annan: Buhari And Saraki React To Death Of Former UN Secretary-General

Published

on

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the death of the former United Nations, UN, Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Kofi Annan.

The 7th UN Secretary General died in a hospital in Bern, Switzerland in the early hours of Saturday.

Buhari’s condolence message was contained in a tweet on the Presidency’s official Twitter page.

”Buhari commiserated with the government and people of Ghana over the passing of former United Nations @UN Secretary General, @KofiAnnan, in the early hours of Saturday 18th August, 2018,” the tweet read.

The statement added that Buhari had called President Nana Akufo-Addo from London, informing him that all Nigerians and ECOWAS member countries share in the deep loss, considering the strategic influence of the former scribe in global affairs and his vision for the repositioning of the West Africa and Africa.

Similary, Senate President, Bukola Saraki, described the demise of Annan, as the end of a golden era in global politics and international relations.

He said that the late Annan was a quintessential African diplomat on the global plane and a citizen of the world, who deployed his vast capacities to tackle intractable global challenges ranging from hunger, conflict, epidemic and restoration of peace in war-torn countries.

He noted that many developing nations benefitted immensely from the humanitarian efforts of the late Annan during lifetime as he was able to raise the concerns and challenges confronting hitherto forgotten peoples and nations in the Assembly of world powers.

”Annan was a quintessential African Diplomat who bestrode the world stage with dignity, finesse, admirable restraint and wisdom. He was a diplomat’s diplomat.

READ ALSO  President Buhari Under Fire For Appointing 3 Dead People, Naming Himself Chairman Of NASENI

He dedicated his immense expertise, experience and energies to resolving some of the world’s most pressing problems and conflicts, including most recently, the Rohingya refugee crisis. He was a citizen of the world.

“Annan was an African avatar and God’s messenger of peace to the world. His demise is a huge loss to the international community and to humanity. Africa has indeed lost one of her best. He shall be sorely missed.”

Do you love what you've just read? Kindly share and follow us on TwitterFollow us
Please follow and like us:
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Breaking news

BREAKING NEWS: INEC Declares Osun Governorship Election Inconclusive

Published

on

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has declared Osun State Governorship election inconclusive.


According to the Returning Officer, the number of canceled votes is higher than the margin between the two leading parties.

The Returning Officer has said there will be need for second ballot to decide winner for the election.

PDP candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke scored 254,698 votes while his APC counterpart, Gboyega Oyetola  scored 254,345 votes making the marging between them amount to 353.

The margin was, however, less than the 3,498 votes that were cancelled during the poll.

More Details Later….

Do you love what you've just read? Kindly share and follow us on TwitterFollow us
Please follow and like us:
READ ALSO  Why I Want A Second Term-Buhari
Continue Reading

Breaking news

Breaking! Ras Kimono’s Wife, Efe Is Dead

Published

on

Reggar legend Raskimono’s wife, Efe Okedi is dead, 3 months after her husband passed away.


Three months after the death of reggae veteran, Ras Kimono, his wife, Efemena Okedi, has passed away on Sunday, September 23, 2018.

According to reports, Okedi, died in the early hours of today at her Magodo Isheri home in Lagos. The cause of her death is still unknown.

Confirming the death of Efe to Pulse Nigeria, the Project Manager of Premiere Music, Michael Odiong, said the sad incident occurred in the early hours of Sunday, September 23.

Yes, Efe Kimono is dead. She was confirmed dead today, early this morning. I can’t give out any other detail aside this for now.” Odiong told Pulse.

Reggae icon, Ras Kimono was reported dead on the 10th of June.

Kimono before his death celebrated his 60th birthday with friends and family and was supposed to travel to the United States before his demise.

 

Do you love what you've just read? Kindly share and follow us on TwitterFollow us
Please follow and like us:
READ ALSO  Deontay Wilder: I’m ready for Anthony Joshua
Continue Reading

Breaking news

Lady Found Dead Inside Redeem Church In Kaduna (See Graphic Photos)

Published

on

A Nigerian lady was found dead inside Redeem Church in Kaduna.

It is unclear what led to her death as at the time of filing this report.


Her friend who shared the story wrote:-

‘What a wicked world, only God knows what happen, her body was found inside redeem church opposite Makarfi quarters sabo, please any identifier?’

See more photos below:-

Looks like she was Caged & Murdered.

May her soul RIP 😢😢

Do you love what you've just read? Kindly share and follow us on TwitterFollow us
Please follow and like us:
READ ALSO  United Kingdom To Fund EFCC's Forensic Lab With £500,000
Continue Reading

Trending

Please kindly follow Jayreporters on our social media platform Below