Christopher Opoku’s body arrives in Ghana tonight

Christopher Opoku’s body arrives in Ghana tonight

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The remains of ace sports broadcaster, Christopher Opoku who passed away in United Kingdom, is set to arrive in Ghana tonight.

Christopher Opoku’s body arrives in Ghana tonight

The late, Christopher Opoku

According to sources, the late Christopher Opoku’s body will arrive at the Kotoka International Airport and it will be formally received by his family, church and some media practitioners from the media fraternity.

His body will be subsequently flown to the Ashante Region, Kumasi where he will begin his final journey home.

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Information available to Yen.com.gh indicate that, burial ceremony for the ace broadcaster is scheduled for Saturday July 15, 2017.

Christopher Opoku also known as Columbus died May this year of cancer after a trip to London for treatment.

He has worked in the media for more than fifteen years and was news editor at Accra based-Citi FM until his demise.

The broadcaster started his career as a host of a gospel show on Luv Fm, a Kumasi-based station when he was a student at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).

Chris then become one of Ghana’s influential sports journalists after working with Asempa FM and Power FM all in Accra.

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Christopher Opoku’s body arrives in Ghana tonight

The ace broadcaster with his family

He was also named Best Football Commentator and Best Football Journalist (PLB) in 2008 and 2009.

Aside his work as a broadcaster, he had strong passion for music, and he was heavily involved in running the music department of his church.

Christopher left behind a wife Vivian, and three children.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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