Veteran actress Akorfa Edjeani-Aseidu at the funeral of the Major who was lynched by a mob in Denkyira Obuasi in the Central Region has revealed that she was completely shocked and devastated after she heard the news.
I was shocked and devastated when i heard the news on that night it happened and she described Major Mahama as a calm, nice person and he goes the extra mile just to get something done for someone.
‘The act is barbaric and insane, this shouldn’t be happening in the 21st Century and the lawlessness is becoming too much, this should be a wakeup call to all of us’, she stressed.
Speaking in an interview with GhanaWeb at the State House in Accra Friday June 9 where the late Mahama’s funeral was held, the actress said such tragedies require immediate action adding that there is a need for authorities to sit up and curb the indiscipline and lawlessness in this country.
Akofa urged Government to give the military the authority to investigate and call for marshal as it is done in other countries.
“Situations like this happens in others country and serious action are taken against it so this is a classic example that deserves a treatment so there must be a law against it”, we are waiting for swift justice for Major Maxwel Adams Mahama’, said Akofa.
As expected, several celebrities graced the funeral to commiserate with the bereaved families. Among them were Kalsoume Sinare, Ekow Smith-Asante, Emelia Brobbey, Abeiku Santana, Koo Fori, Ajors and Tagoe Sisters.
Musicians and actors dominated the final funeral rite of the late Major Maxwell Adam Mahama at the Fore-court of the State House.
Watch interview below:
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