- Bishop Bernard Nyako's funeral is currently ongoing today, June 27, 2020
- Scenes from the solemn and sad ceremony have popped up online
- Actresses Christiana Awuni and Nana Ama McBrown have been spotted crying
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Solemn and sad scenes from the final funeral rites of Kumawood star Bishop Bernard Nyarko have been spotted on social media in which colleagues in the industry were seen sobbing.
The video from the funeral which was spotted by YEN.com.gh on YouTube, saw family members, colleagues in the entertainment industry and sympathizers in attendance.
Amid practicing social distancing and mandatory wearing of facemasks, attendees of the funeral were seen trooping into the residence of the late actor to bid him a final goodbye.
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People who were present were made to fill past then mortal remains of Bishop Bernard Nyarko so as to pay their last respects.
The most notable excerpt from the video was the period where actresses Christiana Awuni and Nana Ama McBrown were seen weeping uncontrollably over the demise of their colleague.
For actress Christiana Awuni, she was spotted weeping and asking why Bishop Nyarko had to leave the earth so soon.
She lifted her hands into heaven as she questioned the powers that be as she mourned her friend and colleague.
Mourners were seen weeping uncontrollably after they viewed the mortal remains of the affable actor who normally played a man of God or rich man in Kumawood movies.
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Bishop Bernard Nyarko died suddenly while battling an illness. He gave up the ghost in Accra at the Ridge Hospital were he was receiving treatment for his illness.
News of his death went viral on the evening it happened, May 2, 2020. Many colleagues of the actor were in disbelief as his photos flooded social media with messages of condolence to the bereaved family.
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Many theories attributed to the actor's passing flooded social media. Popular among them was that Bishop Bernard Nyarko had allegedly visited dark powers to gain his popularity and was no more interested, leading to a spiritual attack.