Family members of Ghanaian musician Bice Osei Kufour popularly known as Obour have rubbished a report by myjoyonline that Obour’s father, Nana Osei Boansi who allegedly died of Covid-19, was laid in state on the blind side of state authorities.
A family member of the musician who gave her name as Agnes Assiamah Boakye, in an interview captured by Attractive Mustapha said “we were told he died of Covid-19. and there were rumors that he had been cremated because of the alleged cause of his death. Due to his traditional status as a revered chief prior to his death, the family had to dispel the rumors”.
She explained that they sought permission from authorities for Nana Osei Boansi to be laid in the state for few people to see him and pay their last respect which was fully granted by the appropriate authorities.
She added that they also bought a coffin made of a proper class to prevent people from having direct contact with the body.
Nana Boansi Osei Kuffour who died on 27th March, 2020 shortly after returning from a UK trip was the chief of the Juaso Oyoko clan.