Minister visits Amakye Dede at Korle -Bu

Mrs Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare, the Minister for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, has led a delegation of Creative Arts practitioners to visit Highlife legend Amakye Dede, who is on admission at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.

The legend highlife musician was transferred to the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital after a fatal accident last weekend at the Bunso junction in the Eastern Region.

Speaking to a section of the press after a close door visit to the ‘Iron Boy’ hit maker, Mrs Ofosu-Adjare said it was disturbing when she heard the news of Amakye’s accident, especially during the festive season.

She said it was for this reason that she decided to visit him with his colleagues in the industry.

She also told the media that the Amakye Dede was recuperating and wished him a speedy recovery as Ghana needs dedicated sons like him.

On his part, the legend musician thanked the Minister for calling on him on his sick bed.

He said her visit would boost his recovery process, adding that her visit was also an indication of her motherly instincts and her compassion for humanity.

“Visit such us this will strengthen me and provide speedy recovery progress,” he added.

He also told the Minister that the President has earlier visited him.

Nana Ampadu on behalf of the Musicians thanked the Minister for showing concern to their colleague.

Members of Ghana Music Rights Organisation (GHAMRO) among the delegation included, Rex Omar, Daddy Bosco, Nana Ampadu, Rex Omar, Obuor, Kojo Antwi, GNA

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