The United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Lagos has opened a condolence book in honour of the deceased former UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali.
The former Secretary General died on the 16th of February 2016 at the age of 93. He was the sixth Secretary-General and the first African Secretary General of the United Nations. He served a five-year term from 1992 to 1996.
The Veteran Diplomat was praised by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for guiding the Organization through the tumultuous early 1990’s and for helping shape the UN’s response to post-Cold War realities, drafting a seminal report on preventive diplomacy, peacemaking and peacekeeping.
Members of the public are hereby invited to sign the condolence book at our office, the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) 17, Alfred Rewane Road, Ikoyi Lagos, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. from Monday to Thursday and between 8: a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Fridays.
This exercise ends on Friday, 04 March 2016.