Breaking: Veteran Actor Waakye passes on

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The Veteran Ghanaian actor, Prince Yawson, popularly known as ‘Waakye’ has reportedly passed on at the 37 Military Hospital.

The 52-year-old actor passed on in the early hours of August 2, 2022 after battling an illness for years.

His death was reported by colleague veteran actor, Bob Smith Jnr (Diaboloman) who was inconsolable.

Some years back in 2013, it was confirmed that Waakye was battling stroke after a photo of him on a hospital bed went viral.

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However, he was ordained a Reverend minister in April 2021 after he had recovered.

Veteran Ghanaian actor, Waakye, Dead, 37 Military Hospital
Veteran Actor Waakye

He attended a Bible school in Accra for his new religious role after he officially bowed out of the movie industry.

He becomes the third Kumawood star to pass on in just a month. His demise comes after actors Ice kenkey, Patrick Safo and Nana Osei Tutu.

It is unclear what truly caused his death but reports say he died after he took ill.


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