The minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture Catherine Afeku has stated the death of Busumuru Kofi Annan, the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations will help her sector grow as it will boost Ghana’s tourism.
Speaking in an interview at the 2nd day laying in state of Busumuru Kofi Annan, Catherine Afeku lauded the achievements of the former UN Secretary. She described the late diplomate as “consummate diplomat and an honorable person who will forever remain in history…”.
Speaking at the forecourt of the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC), Catherine Afeku said:
“He was a true African. His behavior meant he was a consummate diplomat. We have lost an illustrious son. He is an honorable person and it will remain history that we buried an illustrious son in the continent…”
The minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture Catherine Afeku was asked if the death of the industrious son of Ghana and the Global Icon will impact the tourism industry of Ghana and she said yes; indeed it will boost tourism.
“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…” Madam Catherine Afeku said.