MJ Grand Hotel launches branded Kofi B T-Shirts ahead of the funeral rite despite family warnings
Despite warnings of the family members of the late Highlife musician to discourage public from making money from Kofi B’s remains, MJ Grand Hotel has launched a branded T-Shirt ahead of the funeral rites to show their last respect to the deceased.
The branded shirts which has gone viral on social media was available to any person who wants to partake in the funeral rites on Friday November 6 to Sunday November 8.
It is part of the Hotel’s appreciation to the late Kofi B based on their personal relationship with the artiste.
An uncle to the late musician, Kwame Addo who spoke on behalf of the family in an interview warned fans and loved ones of the deceased that the family would not take it lightly when people take advantage of the funeral to make money in the name of the artiste.
He said they have not directed anyone to sell T-shirts or anything branded with their son images, hence anyone having plans of doing such thing would be dealt with.
Mr Addo giving the funeral details to the media said the final funeral rites of Kofi B would be held at Asante Akyem Agogo on November 7, 2020.
Thanksgiving service will follow on Sunday, November 8 at the Presby Park in his hometown.
He used the occasion to call on Ghanaians and the fans of the late musician to join them as they say their final goodbye to the musician who died in February this year.
Kofi Boakye Yiadom, known by his stage name Kofi B, was a Ghanaian highlife musician who was best known for songs including “Mmbrowa”, “Bantama Kofi Boakye” and “Koforidua Flowers”, among others.
The artiste in his earlier interview stated that he was inspired by Amakye Dede, Kojo Antwi and Ofori Amponsah.
Kofi B suffered a heart attack prior to performing at a concert in Cape Coast on February 2, 2020, and was pronounced dead on arrival after being rushed to a hospital.
He had been battling health issues over the past years till he breathed his final breath on February 2.