The mortal remains of veteran comedian and actor Yaw Donkor, popularly known as Nkomodԑ, will be laid to rest on April 28, 2016.
The comedian, who passed away on Friday, February 5, will buried at his hometown, Wassa Akropong, after his funeral at Taifa, a suburb of Accra.
The funeral and burial arrangements were announced by Alex Baidoo, the head of the Abladze family, at the one-week celebration of the comedian in Taifa last Friday.
Nkomodԑ passed away after battling kidney, liver and bladder problems.
The onetime best ‘Key Soap Concert Party’ comedian winner was key in the vibrant comedy industry in the late 1990s through to the early 2000s. He left Ghana for London in 2002.
At the peak of his career, Nkomodԑ won the Key Soap Concert Party Champion of Champions competition for three consecutive years.
Nkomodɛ defeated local comedian Kwadjo Buabeng also known as Bob Okala in 1996, to win it for the first time.
He beat another comedian, ‘Original 32’ to win the ‘Champion of Champions’ for the second time in 1997 and beat Kofi Adu better known as Agya Koo known to lift the trophy for the third time.
The comedian’s one-week celebration was attended by several entertainment personalities including Akrobeto, Bob Okala, Katawere, Ice Kenkey, Paa George and Asaase Aban.