The Eastern Region Police has commenced investigations into the death of Ace Comedian Samuel Kwadwo Boabeng, otherwise known as Bishop Bob Okala.
The ace comedian was pronounced dead, this dawn at the Eastern Regional Hospital is reported to have collapsed after a stage performance organized by alcoholic beverages producer – Joy Herbal Industries at the Koforidua Jackson’s Park.
He was pronounced dead shortly after he was rushed to the Koforidua Government Hospital.
But Eastern Regional Police Public Relations Officer ASP, Yaw Nketia Yeboah in an interview with JoyNews said a relative, Kofi Adams Boabeng, and acting programmes Manager of Joy Dadi Bitters, Augustine Boateng reported the matter to the police.
He noted that, although the police service is awaiting an autopsy report to establish the cause of death, the investigations for the avoidance of doubt. ASP Nketia Yeboah appealed for calm as the police work to unravel the mystery behind the bizzare death.
Bishop Bob Okala who was 59 years became very popular in the 1990s in the popular Key Soap Concert Party on television.
President Mahama, industry players and Ghanaians have all eulogized the ace comedian.