The funeral and burial service of the late Emmanuel Kwame Anokye known in showbiz as Anokye Supremo was held over the weekend at the Atomic Energy Park near the Atomic Police Station in Accra.
Anokye was laid in state on Saturday for family, friends, colleagues in the Showbiz Industry, fans and sympathizers to take their turns to file past the body and pay their last respects.
The Sunday saw a thanksgiving service being held at the In Him Is Life Church at Abeka Lapaz behind Abrantie Spot between 7:00am and 10:30 am.
Speaking at the service, head pastor of the Church, Rev. Appiah entreat colleague musicians at the service to improve on their spiritual life whiles doing music despite the genre of it.
”The end time is near, we’ll all go one day to come. I encourage every musician here to seek God’s intervention for it is needed. Tell fellow Artistes not here to do same irrespective of their genre of music” he said.
According to him, the fall-out of God from every aspect of work won’t be the best. He further prayed for all musicians in avoidance of any evil plan on their talents and the country as a whole.
The 33-year-old musician left behind a daughter, Linda Anokyewaa. He died at the Rabindranath Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences, Mukundapur in India, where he underwent surgery on a brain tumor a few weeks ago.
He suffered from a brain tumor which affected his eyesight, a condition which propelled him to seek for funds to aid him travel to India for the surgery.
Earlier, it was reported that about 21,000 cedis was needed to foot some bills and facilitate the conveyance of his body to Ghana for burial.
The body arrived in Ghana on Monday, February 11, 2019. He is known for songs such as ‘Befa Me’, ‘Efri Nea Efire’ and ‘Hye Wo Ho Den’, ‘Krom Aye De’, among others.