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Christopher Opoku goes home on July 15

Ace broadcast journalist, Christopher Opoku, will be buried on Saturday, 15th July, 2017.

Christopher, 42, died on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 in a London hospital after more than four years battle with cancer.


According to the family, he will be laid in state on July 15, 2017 at KNUST Swimming Pool Park and buried at Domiabra, Asante Akyem.

The funeral is scheduled to take place at KNUST Swimming Pool Park between 1pm and 6pm same day.

Born in Scotland, Christopher Opoku started as the host of a gospel show on Kumasi-based Luv FM. He was student at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology at the time.

He became one of Ghana’s known sports journalists and worked with Asempa FM and Power FM where he hosted their morning sports shows. For several years he worked with Accra-based Metro TV before joining Citi FM for a brief period as a news editor.

In 2013, he was appointed General Manager of the Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA), and he worked with the entity until 2014 when he resigned. He was named Best Football Commentator and Best Football Journalist (PLB) in 2008 and 2009.

Aside his work as a sports broadcaster, he had a strong passion for music, and he was heavily involved in running the music department of his church.

He left behind a wife and three children.

 

Source: www.ghanaweb.com

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