Jewel Ackah To Be Buried On August 4

Some of the musicians performing on stage

The late veteran Ghanaian highlife musician, Jewel Ackah, who died on April 27 at his residence located at the Community 11 in Tema, will be buried on August 4 in Axim in the Western Region, according to the family.

The family of the late musician announced the burial date at the one-week remembrance of the late highlife musician held at the Sakasaka Park in Tema, near the Community Two Police Station.

The one-week remembrance ceremony attracted number of musicians, politicians, friends of Jewel Ackah and representatives of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and other political parties.

A section of the musicians who graced the event were K.K. Kabobo, Gyedu Blay-Ambolley, Kofi Bentil, Pat Thomas, Amandzeba Nat Brew, Mr Ahuma Ocansey, Obour and a host of others.

They paid tributes to their departed colleague, whom they described as a quiet and friendly person.

A.B. Crentsil, Smart Nkansah, Pat Thomas, Joyce Blessing, Gifty Osei, Ackablay, Gyedu Blay-Ambolley, among others, also performed at the ceremony.

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Greater Accra Regional Chairman, Joseph Ade Coker; Yaw Boateng-Djan, former National Organiser; Anita De Sosoo and Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah, MP for Ellembele Constituency, were also present at the ceremony.

Ex-President John Mahama, who was also present, donated an amount of GH¢12, 000 to the family in support of the funeral.

By George Clifford Owusu