- The death of Eric Berko, an alumnus of Kumasi High School has stirred heart-breaking reactions on social media
- The young man's death was announced by Ghanaian German-based blogger Bigscout Nana Prempeh
- Eric Berko was the school prefect of the 2005 year group
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Although death is a known inevitability, it often takes its victims by surprise and leaves loved ones heartbroken.
And the sudden demise of Eric Berko an alumnus of Kumasi High School has left friends and family utterly demoralised after his death was announced.
While details of what or how he died has not been made public, images of the young man have been splashed on social media by German-based Ghanaian blogger Biscourt Nana Prempeh.
Nana Prempeh revealed that Eric Berko was the senior school prefect of Kumasi High School in 2005 in a post to announce the young energetic man’s death.
He wrote: ''A moment of silence for our brother Eric ....Gone but never forgotten
2005 KUHIS School prefect.
We love you Abrantie ❤.''
''Awww,he was my junior and we were in the same room,awww eric may your humble soul rest in perfect peace,'' Owusu Ansah Ebenezer commented on an earlier post to affirm he was an alumnus of the school.
As expected, some of his colleagues are at the stage of disbelief and are still processing the sad news, hoping to hear something of bliss.
Following his demise, tributes across many divides including heart-breaking messages from Berko's former colleagues have been shared on social media.
''I remember Very vividly the day he was reading his manifesto to be elected KUHIS prefect, what a powerful accent that guy got. My condolences to the bereaving family,'' Yusif Mohammed Yusif wrote in reaction to latter post.
Albertha Frempong wrote: ''I nearly fell in love with him till l saw it ohhhh sooo sad rest well God be with you till we meet again.''
''Rest In Peace handsome what really took his life away from us oooo,'' Monica Obeng said.
In other stories, YEN.com.gh reported that Farouk James, an 8-year-old toddler with Ghanaian roots has been denied admission by several schools owing to his long hair James’ mother, Bonnie Miller of the UK, has been fighting for the policy to be altered.
Miller has been searching for a school for her son and two found so far won’t allow him because of his long, natural hair.
YEN.com.gh gathers that one of those schools is The London Oratory School, the same school her 23-year-old first son attended.
Bonnie Miller told CBS News that she knew about their schools’ hair policies while disclosing that she had the same setback with her older son 10 years ago.
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