Accra, Jan. 5, GNA – Mrs Dzifa Abena Gomashie, the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, has paid a visit to the highlife legend, Abrantie Amakye Dede at the Cardiothoracic Centre of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.
The sad incident, which occurred on New Year’s Day, led to the death of his manager, Issac Yeboah.
Meanwhile, the legend and his bodyguard, at the time of the visit, were responding to treatment.
The Deputy Minister was accompanied by Very Reverend Father Dominic Amegashitsi, the Parish Priest of Saint Peters Catholic Church- Osu, who prayed for the the speedy recovery of the highlife musician and the departed soul involved in the crash.
Mrs Gomashie said it was the good Lord who saved Amakye Dede and urged him to hold on to his belief in God.
The Deputy Minister took the opportunity to wish the creative industry players a Happy New Year and best wishes for the year.
She expressed the hope that they would pay attention to their life styles as they seek to play useful roles in the development of the industry and the country at large.
She also presented some fruits to support the highlife legend in his recovery process.
Abrantie Amakye Dede expressed gratitude to the Minister for bringing the Priest to pray for him and also thanked her and the entire public for their prayers and support.
He told the GNA that the visit by the Deputy Minister and other prominent personalities in society has provided him with the needed strength for his recovery process.