Ghanaian Personalities Who Have Died In 2020
2020 has been a very frustrating year for a lot of people. The year began on a really good note but along the line covid-19 hit the world and everything went bad.
Thousands of lives have been lost due to the pandemic, racist activities, social vices, police brutality and death because several illnesses.
Amongst the people who have died, some are well known while others are not known at all, some popular people in our entertainment industry have sadly lost their lives.
Ghana has lost a lot of prominent people and celebrities within the year, from movie actors, musicians and to one of Ghana’s longest-serving president, Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlins.
Below is a list of 6 Ghanaian Personalities Who Have Died In 2020
Jerry John Rawlings
The former president ruled Ghana in the military era from 1981 to 2001.
The highlife musician passed away on February 2, 2020. The “MMobrowa” hitmaker suffered a heart attack prior to his performance at a concert in Cape Coast and was pronounced dead on arrival after being rushed to a hospital.
The popular Kumawood actor died on May 2, 2020. The actor famously known on set as ‘Bishop Bernard Nyarko‘ died while seeking medical attention at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra.
Evangelist Emmanuel Apraku
Evangelist Emmanuel Kwaku Apraku, popularly known as ‘Apraku My Daughter’, died on May 20, 2020. Confirming the news, media personality Kofi Adomah said he had received a call from family members who broke the news to him.
The veteran highlife performer died on June 15. The “Odo Kakra, Sika Kakra” hitmaker, 66, died at home in the early hours of Monday after a short illness and his body has been deposited at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital Mortuary, according to his family.
Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie popularly known as Sir John was pronounced dead on Wednesday 1st July 2020.
He was the Former General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party(NPP)
Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie A.k.a Sir John, before his death, was appointed by President Nana Addo as the CEO of the Forestry Commission in 2017.