Ghanaian highlife musician, Okuraseni Samuel has called on the government to give Kofi B a state burial
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According to Okuraseni Samuel, Kofi B was a celebrated musician who did great things with his music and therefore deserves a state burial.
In an interview on Koo TV, Okuraseni Samuel stated that Kofi B elevated Ghanaian highlife music with his great songwriting and singing skills.
Comparing Kofi B death to that Ebony Reigns, he said, “If Ebony who had a short music life span had a state burial, then I think the late Kofi B also should also have a suitable state burial.”
“If a Member of Parliament even dies after one year in power, he is given a state burial so why shouldn’t Kofi B who brought to light highlife music also be given a state burial?" the ‘Ye wo homework’ hitmaker quizzed.
He also added that since Kofi B has been in the industry for some time now and has played a very key role in sustaining the Highlife genre in Ghana, he (Kofi B) is a music legend who must be celebrated.
Kofi B, born Kofi Boakye Yiadom died in the early hours of Sunday, February 2, 2020
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that On Saturday, February 2, 2020, Kofi B was said to have traveled to Abaase Domenase in Central Region with Kofi Nti to perform at the birthday party of a chief.
The sad incident occurred after a performance on the following day.
But according to a source on social media, Kofi B was expected to have returned home on Sunday, February 3 in time for his daughter's birthday before meeting his untimely death.
The Facebook user who goes by the name 'Nene Kabutey Dosoo' wrote “Kofi B died on his daughter’s birthday. How is this girl going to celebrate future birthdays”.
It will be a sad memory for his daughter because she will remember her father's death each year on her birthday.
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