The three day morning and burial service for Busumuru Kofi Annan is still ongoing at the forecourt of the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC) and it looks the minister of Minister of Tourism has already sighted some good fortunes from the death of the former statesman.
The Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Catherine A. Afeku speaking at the forecourt of the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC), where the former U.N Secretary-General is being laid in state has described some boost the tourism sector of Ghana is likely to get in the wake of the death of the former top diplomat.
She stated that “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…”
“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 added.
Asked if the iconic Ghanaian’s death has an impact on her sector, the tourism industry, Madam Afeku answered in the affirmative; that people will travel from all over the world to see the global icon’s final resting place.