Ghana’s second lady Samira Bawumia has been commiserating with the family and fans of departed songstress Ebony Reigns.
The 20-year-old died in a motor crash while returning to Accra after visiting her mother in Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo region, in the early hours of Friday, February 09, 2018. Two other persons in the Jeep also died on the spot in the head-on collision with a passenger bus.
Mrs Bawumia noted the music industry “has lost a great talent.”
Joining a host of other personalities to console the bereaved families, she tweeted: ‘It is sad to hear of the passing of @ebony_reigns. The music industry has lost a great talent and she will be sorely missed by all of her fans. My condolences to her family and the families of her two companions who also passed away.
May they rest in peace’
Meanwhile, her husband and vice president, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has also expressed his condolences to the family. In a Facebook post he said: ‘
My deepest condolences to the family of the songstress, Priscilla Opoku-kwarteng known in the entertainment industry as ‘Ebony Reigns‘ and the families of the other two who lost their lives in the gory accident at Mankraso, last night.
May their souls rest in peace’.
Ebony, known in private life as Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng, was born on February 16, 1997. She was a very popular Ghanaian dancehall/Afrobeats artist widely known for her hit songs “Poison” and “Kupe”, she was discovered by Bullet, a member of Ruff n Smooth fame.
She was widely tipped to snatch the Artiste of the Year diadem.