Tuesday , November 21 2017 4:27 am
Home / Entertainment / Paapa Yankson to be buried on October 21

Paapa Yankson to be buried on October 21

The final funeral rites of the late singer/songwriter, Paapa Kofi Yankson, is scheduled for Accra on October 21 after burial at Apam in the Central Region on the same day.

This was revealed by his family during the one week celebration for the veteran highlife star  last Friday, August  4 at the Dansoman Keep Fit Grounds in Accra.

The one week observation was attended by the late musician’s family, friends and colleague musicians.

 A.B. Crentsil (left) and Alhaji Sidiku Buari in a chat

A.B. Crentsil (left) and Alhaji Sidiku Buari in a chat

Musicians at the event included Nana Kwame Ampadu, A.B. Crentsil, Gyedu Blay Ambolley, Alhaji Sidiku Buari, Diana Hopeson, Della Hayes, Lady Talata, Bessa Simons and Rex Omar.

Rex Omar and Diana Hopeson

Rex Omar and Diana Hopeson

Others were Paulina Oduro, Amakye Dede, Ras Levi, Sloopy Mike Gyamfi, Gifty Osei, Kofi Bentil, Akosua Agyapong, Daniel ‘Goldman’ Agyin, Pozo Hayes, Mary Ghansah, Tomi Darling and Gifty Ghansah.

The King Shabo Band backed the artistes who performed at the event

The King Shabo Band backed the artistes who performed at the event

Some of them performed in honour of Paapa Yankson whose known songs included include Abam Kofi, Okukuseku, Show Your Love, Woara Akofa  Aba,  Jealousy, Men Sei  Mi Dzin and  Bebia Odo Wo.

Also in attendance were media and showbiz-related personalities like  Kwami Sefa Kayi, Kofi Asare Brako, Odeefuo,  Osofo Dadzie, Micky Darling and  David Dontoh.

 Popular gospel artistes, Gifty Osei and Mary Ghansah 

Popular gospel artistes, Gifty Osei and Mary Ghansah

Nana Kwame Ampadu and AB Crentsil used the opportunity to pay tribute to Paapa Yankson and shared some exciting moments they had with their late colleague.

 

 

 

Source: graphic.com

Check Also

One Joe teams up with Nero X on ‘Nyame do’ (God’s Love)

Singer/Songwriter One Joe has finally dropped the music video for his song “Nyame Do (God’s …

Portia de Rossi accuses Steven Seagal of sexual harassment

Actress Portia de Rossi has accused actor and producer Steven Seagal of sexual harassment. The …

Inusah Fuseini flays Amewu over land grabbing claims

Former Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Inusah Fuseini, has described as false and malicious …

Leave Your Comment

%d bloggers like this: