South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, Political leader, former South Africa President and philanthropist Nelson Mandela honoured at the United Nations General Assembly, with a statue erected in the organisation’s headquarter.
The Organisation’s spokesperson Antonio Guterres, commends the late icon, he wrote on his twitter handle during the unveiling of the statue, he said,
“He was a champion for all people – in his words and in his actions – @antonioguterres at the unveiling of Nelson Mandela’s statue at UN Headquarters this morning”.
While South African leader who also posted on his twitter handle, showed his gratitude during the unveiling of the icon’s statue, he said,
“It gives me great pleasure to present the United Nations, on behalf of the government and the people of South Africa, this life-size statue of President Nelson Mandela. #UNGA #Mandela100”
Over 150 speakers were present at the unveiling of the icon’s statue.