Auntie Mama, sister of late highlife singer Jewel Ackah has revealed how the former president of the Republic of Ghana John Mahama supported the highlife legend whiles he was on his sickbed.
The sister told Empire FM last Saturday.
During the interview she showered praises on the former president saying, “ May God bless him, since he got to know Jewel Ackah and they become friends, he supported him financially by sending him 2,000gh every month and even when Jewel was admitted at 37 Military hospital he came over to visit him on several occasions followed by a 10,000gh donation when he was discharged”
She also used the opportunity to thank Honorable Kennedy Agyapong for also supporting them financially.
The legend battled mild stroke for the past 10 years. He died on Friday 27th April 2018 around 7 pm and was 73years.
Jewel Ackah is known for popular songs like ‘Manye Yie, ‘Asomdwoe Hene,’ ‘Jesus’,’ among others. He is also the composer of the popular party anthem for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and had 27 albums to his credit.