Nana Addo mourns with late Major-General Vib-Sanziri’s family

President Nana Akufo-Addo has visited the family of the late Major-General Francis Vib-Sanziri, the Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) to commiserate with them following his death.

“A good citizen and fine soldier who had a distinguished military career has left us to join his Maker,” he said in Facebook message afterwards.

“We thank him for his service to our nation and the world. We will do our best to ensure the welfare of the widow he has left behind. May his soul rest in perfect peace in the bosom of the Almighty.”Major General Vib-Sanziri succeeded Major General Jai Shanker Menon of India at the UNDOF in 2017.”

The former Director-General of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) died on April 19 this year at Eilat in Israel.

He also served with the Economic Community of West African States Monitoring Group in Liberia (1990), in Sierra Leone (1999-2000) and, subsequently, with the United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone.

From 2011 to 2014, Major-General Francis Vib-Sanziri served as a strategic military planner in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations at the United Nations.