- Kumawood actor Agya Manu has reportedly passed on after a short illness
- Agya Manu is reported to have been on admission at a hospital for a short while before passing away
- He was permanent fixture on the Kumawood scene featuring in many movies and TV series
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Veteran Ghanaian actor Samuel Manu, popularly known as Agya Manu, has reportedly passed away on Tuesday, June 15, 2021.
The actor who is a popular figure in the Kumawood industry passed away after a short illness.
According to a report YEN.com.gh sighted on Zionfelix's Instagram page, Agya Manu was admitted at a hospital on Monday.
He, however, could not make it after the short stay in the hospital and passed away earlier on Tuesday, June 16, 2021.
It is not known what got Agya Manu admitted at the hospital but he is reported to have suffered from diabetes and and high blood pressure.
Agya Manu was a permanent fixture on the Kumawood scene and featured in many movies. He also featured in many TV series and some TV adverts as well.
His most recent works include the star-studded Cocoa Season series which is produced by Lil Win.
Family of Korle-Bu robbery victim speaks
In other news, the family of Afia Badu, one of the victims of the bullion van robbery incident near the Korle-Bu area at James Town in Accra, have reacted to the incident.
The mother of Badu and other family members have expressed shock at the unfortunate fate that has befallen her.
In a video sighted by YEN.com.gh, the elderly mother of Badu is seen flanked by other women who shed uncontrollable tears.
Speaking to Citi TV, the bereaved mother indicated that she lives at Omanjor, a suburb of Accra, and had to rush to the crime scene after hearing the news.
First video of the mother and father of policeman shot in Korle-Bu bullion van robbery weeping will break hearts today
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