Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Catherine Abelema Afeku, says she is proud of the daring talent of the late Priscilla Opoku Kwarteng, known in the showbiz industry as Ebony Reigns.
According to her, Ebony’s death is a great loss to the Creative Arts Industry because she was doing very well to lift the image of the industry very high until her sudden demise.
“Ebony is very daring and that is one thing I admire about her. She really took the industry by storm with her daring nature. We never met but I enjoy her music very well” she said.
“Let’s just allow the family to put things together so we can support them” she added when interacting with journalists at the One Week celebration of the late musician at St. Martins De Porres School, Dansoman on Sunday.
Late dancehall musician, Ebony Reigns will be buried on Saturday, March 17.
The family announced the date at a heavily attended event held Sunday at the at Dansoman in Accra, however her final rest place has not been decided yet by the family.
The week observation saw ministers of state and other political figures, ministers of the gospel, and bigwigs in the Ghanaian entertainment industry in attendance.
The occasion also saw a heavy media presence with many televising or streaming proceedings live.
Ebony, 21, died February 8 along with two others in an accident while returning from Sunyani where she had visited her mother.
Franky Kuri, a close pal of Ebony and a dancer, and soldier L/C Francis Atsu Vondee, were the other two victims when the Jeep car they travelled in collided head-on with a VIP bus. The driver of the Jeep survived but is still on hospital admission.