- Bernard Nyarko has recounted how Kojo Antwi’s song saved him from shooting himself
- He said after encountering many life challenges, he decided to end it all by taking his own life
- Kojo Antwi who heard the testimony was grateful that his song had saved a life of someone who has now become very popular
Popular Kumawood actor, Bernard Kwame Nyarko, shocked many of his fans and followers after he revealed that he almost took his own life had it not been for one of the songs of veteran musician, Kojo Antwi.
Speaking in a radio interview and sighted on Modernghana.com, the actor who doubles as a Man of God, recounted how life had knocked him down several times with disappointments and failures.
He added that he could not take the heavy punches that life was throwing at him so he decided to take his own life by shooting himself after writing down a touching suicide note to his family members.
The actor however recounted that before he could pull the trigger, all he could hear was Kojo Antwi’s popular song, ‘Sunkwa,’ playing on the radio on Kumasi-based Ash FM.
Bernard Nyarko added that the song spoke volumes to him and managed to be a therapy that ‘sang’ him out of taking his own life.
He added that the words of ‘Sunkwa’ which is translated into English as ‘Pray for Life’, managed to sooth his depression and caused him to rescind his decision of killing himself.
Speaking in an interview with Graphiconline.com, Kojo Antwi, who heard the ‘shocking’ testimony of Bernard Nyarko, said he was thankful to God that his song was able to touch a life.
The musician, who is affectionately called the ‘Music Man’, said he had heard many life-changing stories from his fans but Bernard Nyarko’s testimony was very special to him.
Bernard Kwame Nyarko is one of the most sought-after Kumawood actors in the country at the moment. He has starred in many movies including Kofi Asamoah’s ‘John and John’.
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Source: Yen Newspaper