The ruling New Patriotic Party has received the shocking news of their elder who died from coronavirus in Denmark.
Kwabena Maanu died on Sunday, March 15, 2020.
He is one of three Ghanaians to have died from the virus.
The other two Ghanaians died in Italy making it three in all.
Mr Manu is believed to have suffered from brain hemorrhage in December 2019 resulting in coma which kept him at the intensive care unit in Denmark for a while.
Mr Manu’s condition was stabilized but got infected with the virus at the hospital ward which his weakens immune system could not fight and passed on.
He teamed up with Danish music moguls at the time to promote annual Afro-Caribbean music festival in Denmark in the 80s.
It was through him that big names like AfroMoses, Kojo Antwi and Youssou N’Dour first visited Europe before going on to become super stars.
His death has reportedly received a wide coverage in the Danish media.
“They refer to him as the man who brought African rhythm to Denmark. He’s indeed a legend here and we are saddened by his passing. May the good Lord accept his soul, Kennedy Adjei Chair, NPP-Denmark, said in a statement.