- The leader of the famous Ghanaian pallbearers has granted an interview with a BBC journalist at the Osu Cemetery
- It was such an interesting moment as the journalist who conducted the recent interview was the same person whose work made the Ghanaian group popular
- Benjamin Aidoo, the leader of the group, says they have not started earning from the fame yet
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The leader of the popular Ghanaian pallbearing group that has gone viral around the world has granted an interview with the very first journalist that made them famous.
In a video sighted by YEN.com.gh, the BBC journalist narrates how he discovered and interviewed the dancing pallbearers only for them to become a world sensation after years.
The two men had a conversation at the Osu Cemetery whilst they sat tombs apart in accordance with strict social distancing protocols.
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According to Benjamin Aidoo, who is the leader of the famous Ghanaian group, he never thought his job could make him a sensation on the internet one day.
In fact, Benjamin mentions that he had no idea the videos started making waves on the internet until people started calling and informing him about it.
He further asked that so far, all his fame has not brought any money but his group is planning to take advantage of it and make some returns in the near future.
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In a related development, a group of foreigners whose nationalities are yet to be known has come out with their own version of the viral Ghanaian pallbearers in a video that's beginning to go viral.
From the video sighted by YEN.com.gh, on Facebook, the light-skinned men purely imitated the Ghanaians to the mark, as they portrayed the exact moves and steps in the same sequence.
It is also clear that the video of the foreigners is beginning to gain traction and has started being used in many funeral memes around the globe as it was even used in an ad by a company as seen in the cited footage.
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