Veteran actor Asonaba Kwaku Darko, popularly known as Super OD, has passed on.
According to reports, the actor passed away on Tuesday, February 13 at the Swedru Government Hospital in the Central Region.
The 84-year-old veteran actor has been ill for sometime now.
Simon Darko, son of the veteran actor, confirmed the sad news to Myjoyonline.com.
According to him, his late father “wasn’t feeling that well” and was rushed to the hospital on Saturday, February 10, but was confirmed dead around 7:15 am Tuesday.
Super OD, started his career in acting in the 1970s. He gained national prominence in the 1990s for roles in popular series, Akan Drama on Ghana Television.
He was a member of the Oppong Drama Group which later became known as Osofo Dadzie Group.
Former President Mahama in November last year after the Unity Walk by National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Cape Coast, visited him to check up on him.
People who visited Super OD when he was sick;
In November last year, former president John Mahama paid him a visit to check up on him.
In the company of the Former President were some members of the NDC including Allotey Jacobs, Central Regional Chairman; Ade Coker, Greater Accra Regional Chairman; Nana Oye Lithur, former Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection; and actor Clement Bonney (Mr Beautiful).
Allotey Jacobs, on behalf of the former President, presented an undisclosed amount of money to the Super OD.
Prior to this,the leadership of Ghana Actors Guild had also paid him a visit. They presented a mobile phone and an undisclosed amount of money to him.
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