Mahama, Alan Kyerematen, others attend AB Crentsil’s funeral

The funeral was held at Community 8 Number 2 Park at Tema and attracted a host of dignitaries including former president Mahama

The final funeral rites of the late Ghanaian highlife legend AB Crentsil was attended by top personalities, including the former President John Mahama who commiserated with the family and stakeholders of the music industry.

The funeral rites was held at Community 8 Number 2 Park at Tema.

Mahama described the late singer as a “great icon of Ghanaian music.”

“Today, our friend and brother AB doesn’t need anything else from us. Just prayers that God will open paradise for him.”

Other dignitaries within the political space, who attended the funeral were the Minister of Trade and Industry, Alan Kyerematen and former Chief of Staff, Julius Debrah plus a host of others from the entertainment circles.

AB Crentsil passed away on 13 July 2022, at the age of 79.

MUSIGA in a tribute said the late musician served the union diligently in various capacities.

GHAMRO also in a tribute read by Rex Omar, the board chairman said the late musician was one of the greatest songwriters, composers and musicians, whose origin started way back in the 1970s and saw him play with many bands notably El Dorados and Sweet Talks.

His music made him a household name in the music industry across the world.

Musicians like Sarkodie, Keche Andrew, Kuami Eugene, Smart Nkansah, Empress Gifty, Diana Hopeson, Asabea Cropper, Donzy, Tagoe Sisters, D-Cryme, Amandzeba, Charles Amoah, Akwaboah Snr, Obuoba JA Adofo, Pat Thomas,  also attended the funeral.


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