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Jewel Ackah to be buried August 4

LATE GHANAIAN musician, Jewel Ackah, will be buried on August 4, 2018, the family announced at the one week observance.

According to the family, a wake and thanksgiving service will be held on August 3 and 5 respectively.

Many sympathisers, friends and family converged at the Sakasaka Park near the Community Two Police Station to show their respects to the legend.

Former President John Mahama on Saturday joined the family and MUSIGA at the traditional one week observance of the death of the musician in Tema. He donated an amount of GHC12,000 to the family in support of the funeral..

Also in attendance were political figures mostly from the National Democratic Congress (NDC). Among them were the party’s Greater Accra Regional Chairman, Mr Joseph Ade Coker,  Yaw Boateng-Djan, a former National Organiser,  Anita De Sosoo and Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah, MP for Ellembele constituency.

Ackah, who composed the National Democratic Congress (NDC) anthem, died Friday, April 27, at his home.

He was known to have been battling stroke and other sicknesses for about a decade.

Source: www.dailyheritage.com.gh/Muftaw Mohammed

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