Veteran Ghanaian musician Jerry Anaba popularly known as Okomfo Kwadee has been neglected by his family at a rehabilitation center for four (4) years according to Lydia Abena Manu, leader and founder of Willing Ways foundation.
According to a report by Taabea TV, the founder said Okomfo kwadee was brought to the rehabilitation centre on July 22 2013 by his mother and ever since nobody has been there to visit him or to even make a donation to him.
“I provide him with shelter, food and many other things he needs but his family members, his fellow musicians, the Ghana Music Right Organization (GHAMRO) and the Musicians Union Of Ghana association (MUSIGA) have abandoned him… they’ve not paid him visit.” The reporter said on ebase.
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He is known for his story telling style of rendition and unique lyrics.
Okomfor Kwadee went off the scene for a couple of years due to alleged mental ailment but bounced back in 2012 with an album titled Menie.
Kwadee, a native of Navrongo in the Upper East Region, propelled to the limelight in 2001 with his debut album Kwaadee which was a hit.
His second album, Metoa Su, was even bigger. In 2007, his song Ka Wonan To Su won the Ghana Music Award for Best Original Song/Lyrics.