State burial for celebrities not enough – Kojo Antwi
Legendary Highlife artiste, Kojo Antwi, has opined that state burials held in honor of deceased celebrities are not significant enough. Since time immemorial, the forecourt of Parliament House has been designated for state burials as a way of paying utmost respect to Ghanaians who, during their lifetime, made a significant impact in their respective fields of endeavor.
This, The Maestro, as he is affectionately called, believes does not tell the real story of the struggles the celebrities faced in their quest to make history. “Yes state burial is beautiful, after that what happens?” he quizzed.
Kojo Antwi called for departed celebrities to be honored in a more lasting way; including being named after monumental buildings or replica statues made with marble should be carved in their memory.