PHOTOS: Prez. Mahama, Mr. Beautiful, Min. for Creative Arts at Bob Okala’s funeral

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President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday joined the family, friends and sympathizers of late Bob Okala, to pay their last respects to the legendary comedian.

The 59-year old passed away on March 13, 2016 at the Koforidua Government Hospital, after a short illness.


Accompanied by the President were some state officials, key among them, Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare, the Minister for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts and Dr. Edward Omane Boamah, the Minister of Communications.


David Dontoh, Mr. Beautiful and some other people who are in the creative art industry were also present.


President John Dramani Mahama after the demise of Samuel Kwadwo Buabeng, popularly known as Bob Okala to express his condolences to the bereaved family.

He said Bob Okala brought joy to many homes through his stand-up comedy.


By: Jeffrey Owuraku Sarpong/


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