Numerous well-known Ghanaian figures descended in Tema, a seaside city, for the final funeral ceremonies of famed singer Alfred Benjamin Crentsil, well known by his stage name A.B. Crentsil.
Today, Crentsil departs for home in a sombre ceremony in Tema, and many prominent members of the community have travelled there to pay their respects.
Rapper Michael Owusu Addo, better known as Sarkodie, veteran broadcaster Gilbert Aggrey, also known as Abeiku Santana, and gospel singer Gifty Adorye, also known as Empress Gifty, are among the celebrities attending the event.
Pat Thomas, Rex Omar, Diana Hopeson, and more seasoned artists also showed up.
Politicians including former president John Dramani Mahama and Minister of Trade and Industry Alan Kyeremanten also attended the funeral.
Crentsil, one of the founders of Ghanaian highlife, passed away in July 2022 at the age of 79.
Among other songs, he was well-known for “Moses,” “Atia,” “Obi Baa Wiase,” “Angelina,” “Papa Samo,” and “Yewo Adze Oye.”
Below are some highlights from the burial rites.
Watch Pictures from the event below :