Omanhene Pozoh goes home on Saturday


Hiplife musician Omanhene Pozo born Emmanuel Amponsah will go home to rest come Saturday 29th October 2016, his family have confirmed.

He died at the 37 Military Hospital in Accra on Wednesday 21st September 2016 after a short illness. He will be laid in state at the premises of Torch of Faith Ministry at Adenta, barrier followed by the final funeral rites at the  West African secondary school (WASS) in Adenta.

Born on the 5th of May to the late Opoku Manu and Madam Dora Asantewaa, Omanhene hails from Aburi in Eastern region of Ghana.

Omanhene Pozoh was a member of the musical group called ‘Nananom’ along with Berima Sydney and Joyti Chandler who worked together for about 3 years recording hit songs like Wo kyre wohu, Awura adjoa, Ofie nii fie, and so on.

Omanhene Pozo went solo in his music career in 1999 and has 6 albums to his credit. He subsequently had a successful solo career, following a trend of reproducing old-school highlife hits which gave him the chance to work with great legends like Awurama Badu, Alhaji K. Frimpong and C. K. Mann.

He left behind Madam Tracy Toulan (Widow) with 4 children; Francesca Amponsah 12, Emmanuela Amponsah 10, Michael Amponsah 7 and Asantewaa Amponsah 4.

Rest In Peace Omanhene Pozo, you will forever be our legend!

Lisa Baakope

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