Yogot: Sorrowful Last Moment Of Late Junka Town Star Emerges, Team Member Speaks On Cause Of Death

Yogot: Sorrowful Last Moment Of Late Junka Town Star Emerges, Team Member Speaks On Cause Of Death

  • Comic actor Yogot of the Junka Towm TV series fame has been confirmed dead by a source close to him
  • A video of the actor making signs and gestures as he was unable to speak has popped up online
  • The source close to him has opened up about the cause of the actor's death and final moments

Ghanaian actor Osman Idris, also known as Yogot, his name in the popular TV series Junka Town, has died after a short illness. Reports of the actor's death have been confirmed by a close source close to him.

A video of the actor depicting the impact of the illness on his health before his sudden demise has popped up online.

Sorrowful last moment of late Junka Town star, Yogot, emerges
Yogot. Photo source: Instagram/YogotJunkaTown
Source: Instagram

Yogot's cause of death determined

In a video sighted by YEN.com.gh, Yogot was seen making hand gestures as he could not speak due to his illness.

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The actor appeared to be complaining about a throat condition that had affected his speech and made it difficult for him to consume food.

According to a report by 233 Times, Yogot had been suffering from a carbuncle in his throat. The source close to the actor said:

"He became helpless this morning, and we rushed him to the Great Faith Family Clinic inside the Efua Crentsil Hospital at Effiakuma. We were at a point referred to Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital when the unfortunate occurred. He died this morning (June 11, 2024).”

The actor's sudden demise has sent shockwaves across Ghana's film community. Fans of the popular TV series have taken to social media to relive the actor's profound on-screen moments.

Tributes pour in for Yogot

YEN.com.gh gathered a few comments in reaction to Yogot's passing.

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★★SirFlex★★ said:

I thought he was doing one of his tricks oo.. RIPP

venash45 wrote:

Oh this is sad when did this happened

Nurse ‍⚕️ Ntw3ntw3 noted:

I think he couldn’t find someone to help him with hospital and stuffs so sorry bro

kayoh_mayne reported:

Watching the video you might think he’s making jokes meanwhile he telling the world what really is wrong with him. Sad RIP

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Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that Ghanaian actor Too Much, in an interview with Poleeno Multimedia, made a bold assertion about Junka Town, the TV show that made him famous, claiming that it was the best film of its era.

Too Much, who was the main character in the show, said that no other Ghanaian movie could match the impact and popularity of Junka Town at its peak.

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Peter Ansah (Entertainment Editor) Ansah Peter is an entertainment editor at YEN.com.gh. He studied Development Planning at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, graduating in 2018. His professional career in entertainment journalism dates eight years back as a showbiz and arts blogger for the now-defunct motionhypegh.net, continuing to Muse Media Networks, acting as the editorial manager for the network's flagship multimedia platforms. He has also managed several PR roles with top clients, including Afro Nation Ghana and Morgan Heritage. You can reach him at peter.ansah@yen.com.gh