President Nana Akufo Addo has paid a glowing tribute to the late Ghanaian Highlife icon, Nana Kwame Ampadu following his shocking death.
The Obra’ hitmaker passed on at the Legon Hospital on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 after an undisclosed illness.
Taking to his Facebook page, President Akufo Addo expressed appreciation to Nana Kwame Ampadu for the role he played in his successful presidential run that eventually gave him victory.
According to the president, Nana Ampadu was a musical icon whose music resonated widely with Ghanaians and he eulogized him for the legacy he has etched in Ghana socio-cultural system.
I have learnt, with great sadness, of the death of one of Ghana’s musical icons, the legendary high-life artiste, Nana Ampadu. The outpouring of grief by many Ghanaians, following the news of his death, is an appreciation of the impact his music had on successive generations of Ghanaians. Nana Ampadu believed in my vision for the transformation of Ghana, and assisted me tremendously on the campaign trail in the run-up to my victory in the elections of 2016, for which I remain eternally grateful. His was a life well-lived, and he will be sorely missed. My deep condolences to his widow, children and family. Rest in perfect peace, Nana, and may the Almighty keep you in His Bosom until the Last Day of the Resurrection when we shall all meet again. Amen.
Nana Ampadu, da yie, Nyame nfa wo kra nsie.