The mortal remains of the late Nii Odoi Mensah is rumoured to arrive in Ghana on on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at the Kotoka international airport at 11 am.
Hotfmonlinegh.Com reports that the Ghana’s Embassy in Beijing has finished with all monetary process required to bring the body home, hence the arrival on Saturday.
There were rumours that the family needed $68,000 to bring the mortal remains of the late actor back home from China, which the family dismissed as untrue.
President John Mahama promised to do what it takes to ensure that the body of the late former veteran actor is flown home for burial.
In an interview during the week on Kasapa FM, Mr. Horace Nii Ayi Ankrah, Deputy Ambassador said the Embassy got the amount for the transportation of the late actor’s body reduced from $25,000 to $13,861.40 after negotiations with the hospital administrator.
Ambassador Ankrah noted that per the agreement reached with the Family of the deceased the payment by the Embassy will be refunded by them (Family).
Nii Odoi Mensah, who was the former president of the Ghana Actors Guild, passed away on Tuesday, April 12 in China where he had gone for a kidney transplant.