Perpetual tributes flood social media platforms in honour of Nana Tuffour

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News of death laying its icy hands on Nana Tuffour has triggered tributes as many music enthusiasts have taken to social media to mourn the legendary highlife musician.
The messages, spanning shock, grieve, memories and celebration of life have placed the musician who had great vocals and unique lyrics first on Ghana trends.

66-year-old James Nana Tuffour is said to have departed to eternity in the early hours of Monday, June 15 after a short illness.

His body has been deposited at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital Mortuary.

Born on February 14, 1954, Nana Tuffour started his journey in music with keyboardist Alex Konadu. He later joined the Wanto Wazuri Band as a pianist and subsequently became the frontman of the band.

With the aim of releasing a solo album, he left for Nigeria. During his stay in the West African country, he worked as a keyboardist for King Sunny Ade, a famous Nigerian musician.

Nana Tuffour released his first album ‘Highlife Romance’ in 1979.

‘9-9-2-4’ as the musician was affectionately called, had over 15 albums, and a number of awards to his credit.

His popular songs included ‘Abeiku’, ‘Me Yere Dada’, ‘Owuo Sei Fie’, ‘Adeepena’ and ‘Manu Me Ho’.



Below are some reactions to his demise.
Nana Tuffour 😳😳😳 Ahhh.... this place is truly temporary! Let’s seek for a better place for our souls.
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I remember when I used to be an event organizer, Nana Tuffour was on the bill of one of my concerts held at Fridays Sakumono . He plays alongside Daasebre, And Kwesi Pee.... We both kept postponing an interview for the Delay show. I thought we had forever 😔
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Damn!! Nana Tuffour, my favorite highlife singer. My sincere condolences to the family.
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I express my heartfelt condolences to the families of Hon. Anthony K K Sam and also to the music legend Nana Tuffour.
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R.I.P legend Nana Tuffour. You did well in the national development through your great mouth piece
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Ghana has lost one strong legend today and it is very sad to our nation Ghana. Beloved join me to mourn one of our great highlife musician Nana Tuffour of 'Abeiku Fame' RIP Snr 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭
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Wow. Nana Tuffour gone? ... crazy year.

"Mo mma yen nom nsa na y'ani abre oh" ... R.I.P to a legend.

Have to put that Yewo Asaase & Sikyi Medley on repeat for the rest of the day.
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We dey see Rest in Peace in the trend list almost every week😔 two weeks ago it was Wiafe, last week was Kokoliko and this week is Nana Tuffour. A lot has happened this year and we dey pray that the Lord protects us all🙏 RIP to all lost souls 😥
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Will 2020 get any better?
Sad news upon sad news

R.I.P Nana Tuffour
Rest well Champ
2020 deɛ hmmmmm... Ɛdɛ nsɛm nam oo

Bad bad bad... Rest well Nana Tuffour
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Will 2020 get any better?
Sad news upon sad news

R.I.P Nana Tuffour
Rest well Champ
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Legendary Highlife musician Nana Tuffour has passed on?

ohhhh RIP 9924.

I remember wen @kwawkese came to our hood some yrs ago he met am at his family house at manhyia.
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Rest In Peace ✌️ Legend. May you rest well till we meet again on the day of resurrection. We will miss your soothing voice n songs.
Nana Tuffour “9924”💔
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