From Right: Prince Yawson aka Waakye & Grace Omaboe aka Maame Dokono
Female dancehall artiste Late Ebony Reigns originally known as Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng’s one-week celebration went into the history books as one of the ceremonies, that drew thousands of mourners. The one-week celebration did not only draw personalities from the music industry but the political, film, television, radio and other areas in the country.

Apart from a government delegation, led by the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs Catherine Afeku, and the Minister of Communications, Mrs Ur
Late Ebony Reigns 
sula Owusu-Ekuful, there was a long list of celebrities, including Becca, Debora Vanessa, DCryme, Edem, Obrafuor, Superintendent Kofi Sarpong , Shatta Wale, Kofi Kinata, Bisa Kdei, Sarkodie, Ofori Amponsah, Moesha Badoung were at the ceremony.

Three other personalities whose names have been associated with three favourite local dishes, stormed the venue of the ceremony to mourn with family and friends of the departed soul. There were: Veteran actress, Grace Omaboe popularly known as Maame Dokono, and veteran actor, Prince Yawson aka Waakye as well as controversial boxer, actor and musician Braimah ‘Bukom Banku’ Kamoko.

 Ebony Reigns will be buried in Accra on Saturday, March 17. The family announced the date at a heavily attended one-week observation held Sunday at the St. Martin De Porres School at Dansoman in Accra. 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.

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