- The wife of late Sports journalist, Christopher Opoku has eulogized her husband a year after his death
- The TV and radio journalist died on May 10 last year after battling rectal cancer for almost 4 years
Mrs. Vivian Treasure Opoku, the wife of late ace sports journalist and analyst, Christopher Opoku has touched many hearts with her emotional tribute to her late husband exactly a year after his passing after he had battled with a recurring case of rectal cancer.
The wife late TV and radio sports journalist took to her Facebook page and shared touching words about her husband and acknowledged the fact that all his children and herself missed him so dearly.
She wrote, “To my husband Christopher Nana Opoku. I can't believe it's a year already Chris. A year without a phone call from you A year without sharing ideas with you A year without singing together A year without your hugs and smile A year without you. l hope l've taken the right decisions where our daughters are concerned”, she lamented
“I can't recount all the times l have taken my phone to call you only to be told that the phone is off. I dont remember the number of times l have cried (like right now, as I write) wishing to be with you Chris. And to hear you call me, Viv. Just hearing your voice'll be enough, Chris. Owuo ay3 me ade paa”, she continued
Only those who have lost husbands can tell the grief that we bear in silence for the one we love so, so dearly. In life l loved you dearly and in death l still do same, Chris. When days are dark and friends are few, how l long for you my love. You are not forgotten; your memory lives on. For l see you in our daughters - they exhibit you, your gift and personality in different ways. God has been good to us and he's been with us through and through. Remember Viv still loves you even in death and l will always love you. Till we meet again my love Chris. Till we meet again.. Yours, Mrs. Vivian Treasure Opoku. And from your daughters, Dora Valerie Opoku, Christabel Opoku, Constance Opoku.
Christopher Opoku was noted for his impeccable English and how analytical and passionate he was about sports. He ventured into music for a while but had to take a break due to his ill health.
Some few months to his death, he lamented the rate at which people neglected people who were ick and in dire need of assistance only to attend their funerals to cry their eyes out when they could have been of assistance earlier.
Rest well Christopher Opoku. You are gone but not forgotten. Fondly remembered by all of us at YEN.com.gh.
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