Countryman Songo arrives at State House to bid farewell to his 'Queen', Ebony Reigns

Countryman Songo arrives at State House to bid farewell to his 'Queen', Ebony Reigns

- Popular Sports journalist, Countryman Songo has arrived for funeral of late Ebony Reigns

- He was seen in a sorrowful mood as he joined family members and well-wishers at the State House

- The two personalities were believed to have taken a liking for each other over their respective professions

Outspoken sports journalist and TV personality, Patrick Osei Agyeman, popularly known as Countryman Songo, has finally arrived at the funeral ceremony for late Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng known by the stage name, Ebony Reigns.

Countryman Songo arrives at State House to bid farewell to his 'Queen', Ebony Reigns

The firebrand TV icon who used to refer to Ebony as his ‘baby girl’ was spotted in a very solemn mood as he joined many people including family and friends of the late dancehall act at the State House in Accra.

Countryman Songo arrives at State House to bid farewell to his 'Queen', Ebony Reigns

READ ALSO: Ebony drags top NDC officials to her funeral as they mourn in clear photos

He was spotted as he tried to file-past the mortal remains of the late singer. Just as he was about entering, he broke down upon seeing the photos of the singer which had been displayed outside the tent.

The journalist was immediately surrounded by some of the people who were around and they tried to console him.

Countryman Songo arrives at State House to bid farewell to his 'Queen', Ebony Reigns

He was later taken away to have a seat among the dignitaries who were already present at the funeral of the ‘Date Ur Fada’ singer.

READ ALSO: Ebony asked her mother to sing her a particular gospel song just before her death – Uncle

In recounting how he received the news of Ebony’s death, Countryman Songo said he woke up around 4:30 AM on February 9 and called Ebony on phone but there was no response and Ebony did not return the call like she would normally have.

Countryman Songo arrives at State House to bid farewell to his 'Queen', Ebony Reigns

The “Fire for Fire” show host revealed that shortly after this unusual incident, calls started coming in to inform him about the untimely demise of Ebony.

Ebony died in a gory accident on the Sunyani-Kumasi road while returning to Accra from Sunyani. Her childhood friend and PA, Franky Kuri and one air force official, Francis Atsu Vondee, who posed as a bodyguard also died in the car crash.

Countryman Songo arrives at State House to bid farewell to his 'Queen', Ebony Reigns

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

She was a Ghanaian dancehall artiste widely known for her hit songs "Poison" and "Kupe".

READ ALSO: Excusive photos from Ebony's funeral

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