The details of the one-week celebration of the CEO of Penciled Celebrities’, Ray Styles, born Emmanuel Apraku, has been released by the family.
A flyer to this effect has also been released. It has the date for the observance and other important details of the late Ray’s upcoming commemoration.
On the flyer, the one-week celebration for Ray Styles will come off in Haatso on Friday, October 9th. Time; 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Ray Styles was reported dead on 1st October 2020 at the Apollo Hospital in New Delhi, India where he underwent surgery after battling liver cancer for several months.
Ghanaians after receiving this shocking news were disturbed by it. They took to social media to bid him farewell wishing him a smooth journey to the next life(the land of the dead). Rest In Power Ray
Ray Styles, known in real life as Emmanuel Apraku, died sadly on October 1, 2020 in India. He had been on admission at the Apollo Hospital in New Delhi in that country.
His final words before his death as recorded in a conversation he had with a friend have been released, proving that Ray had hopes to recover from his ailment and live life again.
In the chat, Ray had sent a message to the friend asking if he saw his condition as announced in the media. The friend responded in the affirmative and added that he even made a contribution toward his surgery.
Ray thanked the friend and asked for God’s blessings for him for the contribution. He then wrote in capital letters: “WE SHALL DO IT. I THINK MY STORY WILL ELEVATE….”
The young man, before his death, was a very talented artist and painter who made portraits and paintings of mainly celebrities - the reason why he earned the name Pencil Celebrities.
He made paintings for the First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo, President Akufo-Addo himself, and other celebrities, including Naa Ashorkor Mensah-Doku, Bola Ray, just to mention a few.
Ray's health condition became public in the month of August 2020, sparking a nationwide campaign for a donation toward his surgery.
Rebecca Akufo Addo donated a sum of $20,000 (GHc115,577.86) toward the surgery.
It was announced that the total sum required for his treatment was £40,000 (GHc305,342.84).
Meanwhile, award-winning Ghanaian singer, Kwaw Kese known in real life as Emmanuel Kofi Botchwey has lashed out at his colleague celebs in a new video.
In a video posted on the official Instagram page of the Swedru Agona hitmaker, Kwaw Kese was seen blasting his colleagues.
According to him, most celebs in Ghana are silent on pertinent issues in Ghana that need to be addressed for the general good.
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