The flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for this year’s elections, Nana Akufo Addo on Sunday evening visited the highlife legend Amakye Dede who was involved in a fatal accident at the Bunso Junction in the Eastern Region, at the Erata Hotel in Accra to wish him speedy recovery.
The celebrated highlife musician, who looked cheerful, was very excited to see Nana Addo come through to visit him.
Nana Addo who was also happy to see the highlife musician alive said it was disturbing when he heard the news of his accident hence his visit.
According to the NPP flagbearer, it was the good Lord who saved the highlife musician and urged him to hold on to his belief in God.
Abrantie Amakye Dede who expressed gratitude to the NPP flagbearer Nana Addo for his visit described the accident as shocking.
“I thank God for saving my life. I met death face to face but God saved me through his wonders. It was a serious accident and I am shocked that I survived. God is a wonderful God”, he said.
Amakye Dede who was discharged from the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital last Thursday said God did not take his life because he is not done with what he has been assigned to accomplish on earth.
He however thanked Nana Addo for taking time off his busy schedule to visit him personally, adding that Nana Addo’s visit was timely and will boost his recovery process.
The highlife legend, his manager and his bodyguard were involved an accident at the Bunso Junction on the Accra-Kumasi Highway where they had gone to perform at the Paradise Rest Stop in the New Year in the late hours on Friday January 1, 2015.
While his manager, Isaac Yeboah died on the spot, his bodyguard who sustained injuries and was on admission at the 37 Military Hospital has also been discharged.
By George Clifford Owusu ([email protected])