Entertainment of Tuesday, 5 January 2016
The Minister for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts Mrs. Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare 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 highlife great 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 visiting 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 said the musician is recuperating and wished him a speedy recovery.
On his part, the legend thanked the Minister for calling on him by his sick bed. He said the visit was timely and will boost his recovery process, adding that her visit was also an indication of her motherly instincts and her compassion for humanity.
“Visits such us this will strengthen me and provide speedy recovery progress,” he added.
Nana Ampadu on behalf of the musicians thanked the Minister for showing concern to their colleague. The minister’s delegation also included members of MUSIGA, GHAMRO, Rex Omar, Daddy Bosco, Nana Ampadu, Rex Omar, Obuor, Kojo Antwi, & Adofo.