Veteran comedian, Samuel Kwadwo Buabeng, popularly known as Bob Okala, has died after a short illness.
The 59 year old died on Sunday dawn at the Koforidua Government Hospital after a performance in the town on Saturday night.
The Managing Editor of Joy Daddy Multimedia, N. Kweku Solomon who confirmed the incident to Citi News said it occurred around 1:40 am at the Koforidua Jackson Park.
On whether or not the family of Bob Okala has been officially informed, Solomon said, “It was Joy Daddy management that took him to the hospital. Actually he was with his eldest son and so far as he is here, I believe he has communicated to the family. The news is already out there and if they have not received an official call, I believe someone has informed them and they might be on their way here,” he stated
Bob Okala’s death comes just a little over a month after another great comedian Nkomode passed on.
The two were Ghana’s best in the 1990s in the popular Key Soap Concert Party on television.
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