Director of Communication at the Presidency, Mr. Eugene Arhin has announced that the late High-life artist, Nana Ampadu will be honored with a state burial as a directive from the president of the republic.
He made the pronouncement during a press briefing at the Jubilee House today.
“The president has taken the decision to honour the late legendary Ghanaian Highlife musician, Nana Ampadu with a State-assisted burial in honour of his services to Ghanaian music.”
Mr. Arhin indicated that the family of the High-life legend is yet to be formally informed of the government’s decision.
The musician died on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, around 6 am after prolonged sickness.
The ‘Obra’ composer is known for his numerous inspiring and popular songs numbering over 800.
The late Nana Ampadu gained recognition in 1967 and was honoured with the title “Nwomtofuohene” to wit “King of musicians” in 1973.
Source: opemsuo.com/Hajara Fuseini