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Late actor Solomon Sampah to be laid to rest on April 30, 2016

By Hitz FM
Late actor Solomon Sampah
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The mortal remains of the late veteran actor Solomon Sampah will be laid to rest on April 30, 2016.

Ziggy Netteyson, General Secretary of the Ghana Actors Guild confirmed the burial in an interview with Hitz News.


Ziggy said “since he was a sub-chief in Dome Sampaman, near Amasaman in the Greater Accra Region, he will be taken there on the April 28 for wake keeping,”

That wake keeping will be followed by another one on April 29 and then burial on April 30. The burial will be followed by a memorial service. The veteran actor died on Friday, January 22, 2016 at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital after a short illness.

Ziggy also revealed that the Guild and other stakeholders are still in talks with the family to allow their association have access to the body so that they can pay their last respects to the veteran actor, who was their Welfare Officer.

“But the Guild and some stakeholders are talking to the family to release him for us on April 28 so that we can hold a vigil for him at the Art Centre or the National Theatre.”

Solomon Sampah died at age 70, he was survived by a wife and eight children – four males and four females.

Solomon is well known for the popular Original Hacks commercial and starred in several movies including ‘Foul Play’, ‘Queen’s Bride’, ‘Owuo Safoa’, and ‘Ultimate Paradise’ television series.

Hitz FM