Akufo-Addo, John Mahama express shock after news of Ebony's passing goes viral

Akufo-Addo, John Mahama express shock after news of Ebony's passing goes viral

-Ghanaian statesmen have expressed their shock at the news of the passing of talented dancehall act, Ebony

-They took to their social media handles to extend their condolences to family and friends of the musician

The former and current presidents of the Republic of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama and Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo respectively, have extended messages of condolence after the sudden demise of Ebony Reigns.

The statesmen took to their respective Facebook pages on Friday, to talk about the passing of the award-winning dancehall artiste.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in a post on Facebook said, “I am saddened by the news of the death of the young, but extremely talented female artiste, Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng, aka ‘Ebony Reigns’. By all accounts, she had a very promising music career. My deepest condolences to her family, and to the families of the two others who died in the tragic accident. #RIPEbony.

President Akufo-Addo commented on the promising career of the “Date Ur Fada” singer and wished her family well after learning about the passing of their daughter.

He also sent his deepest condolences to the families of Franky Kuri and that of the military man who died in the same accident.

READ ALSO: Witness gives account of the scene of Ebony's accident

Former President John Dramani Mahama in expressing his condolence, shared a picture of the “Poison” hitmaker with the message, “RIP Ebony. A talented life cut short. My favourite track on domestic violence and relationships, 'Maame Hwe'."

He mentioned that his favorite song from the artiste was “Maame Hwe”; the song which talked about domestic violence against women.

Ebony was returning from Sunyani after a visit when she was involved in the car accident.

It is reported that she was returning to Accra to make preparations for a trip to America.

Born Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng on February 16, 1997, Ebony was a dancehall artiste widely known for her hit songs 'Poison' and 'Kupe'.

READ ALSO: Ghanaian celebrities pay tribute to Ebony

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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