- Ghanaian broadcaster, Gilbert Aggrey, famed as Abeiku Santana has lost his father, James Benjamin Aggrey
- He passed away on April 20, 2020, at the Koforidua Government Hospital in Eastern Region after a short illness
- The late James Benjamin Aggrey died at 81
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Notable Ghanaian broadcaster, Gilbert Aggrey, better known as Abeiku Santana, has lost his father, James Benjamin Aggrey.
The late James Benjamin Aggrey passed away at 81.
He was the former Greater Accra Region Head of the Disease Control Unit, Ghana Health Service.
In an interview with The Spectator, Abeiku Santana noted that his father died on April 20, 2020, at the Koforidua Government Hospital in the Eastern Region after a short illness.
JB Aggrey left behind eight children, and a widow, Comfort Aggrey.
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The ''Ekwanso Dwodwo'' host on Okay FM, further added that the family would announce plans put in place for a befitting burial in due course.
He described his father as his ''philosophy tutor'' who taught him ''humility, self discipline, and the fear of God among others.''
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Some fans of Abeiku Santana have reached out with heart-warming tributes following news of his father's demise.
@Aman_Bae wrote: ''Aww, this is sad. My heart goes out to you and the family. Peace.''
@Maywaether_Yaw said: ''May he rest in power. Peace.''
''So sad but take heart. He's with our Lord,'' @JamieValor wrote.
In other stories, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Freda Ocran, a US Ghanaian native and former head nurse of Jacobi Medical Center’s psychiatric unit has died from the novel coronavirus.
YEN.com.gh gathered that the late Ghanaian nurse had expressed concern about the lack of COVID-19 precautionary measures and testing kits while working at the Jacobi Medical Center’s psychiatric unit before dying of the disease weeks later.
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