- Ghanaian actor, director and media managing director Ekow Blankson has died
- The death of the Borga and Rhapsody of Love actor was announced and confirmed on Monday, 3 October 2022
- YEN.com.gh sources say the actor was rushed to the hospital following a sudden illness but did not survive
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Ghanaian actor Ekow Blankson is dead, YEN.com.gh can confirm. The actor, known for movies such as Borga and Rhapsody of Love, died on Monday, 3 October 2022, following a short illness. He was 50 years old.
YEN.com.gh sources say the actor was rushed to the hospital on Sunday, 2 October, but passed away early on Monday morning.
Before his death, Blankson served as the commercial manager for one of Ghana's news websites and was one of the main characters in the Accra Medic series.
He had previously worked as a manager for several media houses, including TV Africa, Media General Ghana Limited and Multimedia Broadcasting Company.
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Ghanaians React To Ekow Blankson's Passing
Blankson's death has stunned Ghanaians, with many of the actor's fans taking to social media to express their sadness at the news.
Awwww May his soul Rest In Peace
Jezzzz EKOW !
Am even shocked paaaa
I just met him last week
Aw! Rest in peace Ekow. God comfort your family
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His death shocked many Ghanaians, who flooded social media to express their sadness at his demise.
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