Late Ghanaian Highlife legend C.K. Mann’s burial service has been scheduled for tomorrow Saturday, July 14 in his hometown, Takoradi.
The late musician, 83, passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at the GHAPOHA Hospital in Takoradi.
The Adwoa Yankey singer is expected to be given a befitting funeral starting with a wake on the night of Friday, July 13 at the Jubilee Park in Takoradi.
It will be followed by a burial service at the Christ The King Catholic Church on Saturday, July 14, where the body will be laid in state for friends and sympathisers to pay their last respect to the departed friend, followed by the interment at the Takoradi cemetery.
Charles Kofi Amankwaa Mann, known as C. K. Mann, was a Ghanaian highlife musician and producer. His music career spanned over four decades; he won multiple awards for his songs. He was awarded the Grand Medal of Ghana by John Agyekum Kufour in 2006.
Sources close to this portal indicates that family members and sympathisers have been gathering at his residence while the place is readied for visitors.
He had popular songs like Asafo Beesuon, Kolomashie, Dofo Bi Akyerew Me, Ankwasema Dede, Okwan Tsentsen Awar, Aboa Akonkoran, Beebi A Odo Wo, Tsie M’afotusem, Ebusua Ape Adze Aye Me and many others.
He lived at Anaji, a suburb of Takoradi and the street on which his house is located has been renamed C. K. Mann Avenue.
This week, the family of the highlife legend unveiled the official cloth for the final funeral rites. The cloth is named Adwoa Yankey after his song of the same name which was a huge hit.