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29-Apr-2018  
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Jewel Ackah
 
 
 
Having contributed a great deal to the National Democratic Congress particularly by composing an anthem for the party, Jewel Ackah was, though late, eulogized by the immediate past leader of the party, John Dramani Mahama at the NDC Unity Walk in Kumasi.

Mahama grieved the deceased music prodigy, emphasizing how his immense role cannot be downplayed by the party.

“Our brother, father, uncle, Jewel Ackah who is a musician, his family members called us to inform us about his unfortunate demise. He has been sick for some time now but it was our prayer that God healed him but God knows best, He gives and takes and so we can’t say much”.

“For those of you who don’t know him, he composed the NDC anthem, whenever you hear the anthem, please remember that. We will only say God give him eternal rest”, he said during an address to party supporters at the program.
Musician and supporter of the National Democratic Congress, Jewel Ackah has passed away.

The highlife legend who had been battling stroke and other sicknesses for over 10 years now is said to have passed away at his home in the late hours of Friday April 27.

Jewel, until his demise was on medication and gradually fighting the various ailments.

Known for the popular party anthem for the National Democratic Congress, Jewel is said to have made comments to the effect that he didn’t want to be celebrated when he died when monies could be as well donated during his trying times to cater for his health.

“I want to remind them that they shouldn’t let me die before they come and make Jewel Ackah….Jewel Ackah”, he said while Addressing an NDC group who donated a sum of GHC2,000 towards his medication in August 2017.

He was 73.
 
 
 
Source: Ghanaweb.com
 
 

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