Final funeral rites for the late comedian, Samuel Kwadwo Buabeng aka Bob Okala comes off this weekend, family says. It will be held at the Arts Center in Accra.
Final funeral rites for the late comedian, Samuel Kwadwo Buabeng aka Bob Okala comes off this weekend, family says.
It will be held at the Arts Center in Accra from 9th to 12th of June 2016.
According to a family source, though the funeral will be held in Accra, his mortal remains will be taken to his hometown in the Ashanti Region this saturday for burial.
Bob Okala who was a pioneer of the popular Key Soap Concert Party in the 90s, kicked the bucket after collapsing on stage while performing at a programme organised by Joy Industries at Koforidua Jackson Park on Saturday.
According to the spokesperson and Managing Editor of Dady Media Solomon Nuwodu, “Bishop’ Okala has been part of the Joy Industries’ programmes over the years, but he was never invited for this Saturday’s event due to ill-health.
“Okala pleaded to perform briefly but he realised he couldn’t continue and the bouncers had to come on stage to hold him because he began to lose stamina,” Nuwodu said.
He was confirmed dead at the hospital Sunday dawn. He died at age 59.