- Sarkodie has been left heartbroken by the news of the death of a young fan of his, Michael Kofi Asiamah
- Michael, 13, passed away on Friday, April 9, 2021, after under brain tumour surgery a few days earlier
- Sarkodie is reported to have contributed $10,000 out of the $30,000 Michael needed for the surgery
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Rapper Sarkodie has reacted to the passing of Michael Kofi Asiamah, a 13-year-old boy who he recently helped to undergo brain tumour surgery.
Michael, said to be a fan of Sarkodie, needed $30,000 for an urgent surgery leading to a fundraiser on social media.
Within hours of the fundraiser, the amount for the surgery was exceeded with the paper reported to have contributed $10,000.
On Tuesday, April 6, 2021, the young lad had the surgery which his mother, Cordelia Ama Selormey, described as successful and was steadily recovering.
But on Friday, Michael passed away following complaints of chest pain after taking his meal.
The 13-year-old boy's mother announced the news of his passing on Facebook saying it had happened just a few hours earlier.
Moments after the news of Michael's demise, a heartbroken Sarkodie took to Twitter to share a video of the boy.
The video had Michael rapping Sarkodie's Happy Day song.
Sounding shocked, Sarkodie disclosed that he had spoken to the boy and the fierce energy Michael had given him hope.
"We spoke on the phone and your fierce energy gave me Hope you definitely coming back but I guess God had different plans ... Rest well Michael," Sarkodie said.
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh previously reported that the Duke of Edinburgh Prince Phillip had died.
News of Queen Elizabeth's husband's death came after he was reported to have had health issues caused by an existing pre-condition.
He died peacefully at his home in Windsor. He was 99 years old.
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