Nana Kwame Ampadu to Be Given State Burial – Presidency

Highlife legend Nana Kwame Ampadu who died after a short illness, would be given a state burial.

The legend died on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at the Legon Hospital.


Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin the statement at the Weekly Jubilee Press Briefing which took place today at the Jubilee House.

“Finally, 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 the growth of Ghanaian music. This information will be duly communicated to the family of the late singer. And a befitting burial ceremony will be held for this noble son of Ghana.”


Nevertheless, after the death of the late Ampadu, veteran musical Akosua Agyapong revealed on Power Entertainment that there will be no one week celebration.

Rather they will be celebrating the legends 40 days because he was a Chief and a pastor.

Nana Kwame Ampadu was a Ghanaian musician credited with numerous popular highlife tracks and he is known to have composed over 800 songs. He was also known as Adwomtofo Nyinaa Hene


By Afia Owusu/|Ghana


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