Ghana’s late unofficial “King of Musicians”, Nana Kwame Ampadu is expected to be celebrated with a 40-day memorial service.
If Ghanaontheglobe.com readers recall, some days ago Nana Kwame Ampadu was reported dead aged 76.
High profile dignitaries including President Akufo-Addo, Former President John Mahama and others released words of condolence to the family.
Instead of a one-week observation, a 40-day memorial service will be held in his honour.
Nana Ampadu’s sixth son, Anthony Kwabena Amoah Gyimah Ampadu revealed on Pure Fm with Hammer Nti that,
“We will not be doing the usual one-week observation ceremony. He is a royal at Kwahu Obomeng and as customs demand, we will organize a forty-day memorial service in honour of him and we will accordingly make known the funeral plans.
“Hammer, we are hurt that Nana couldn’t make a specific wish or leave us with a message before he left us. Throughout his illness, he couldn’t utter a word even though he could hear us when we talk. For instance, if you ask him to move his limb, he could but he couldn’t say anything to us. We were unable to tell what he wanted and what he didn’t want. It is sad for us.
“I remember the last statement he made was, ‘go and take my money in the bag and send me to hospital’ and this was before we sought medical help for him. Those were the last words he said to us. We find it very sad as a family that he couldn’t tell us what he would want us to do for him.”