Aflao based musician dies in motor accident

Mon, 27 Aug 2007 Source: GNA

Denu, Aug. 27, GNA - An Aflao based musician, died on the spot in a motor accident near Denu on the Aflao-Accra highway on Sunday minutes before he was to launch a new album as part of a musical night at Hotel Makavo, Aflao.

Police sources at Aflao and Denu have confirmed the accident but remained reluctant to give full details. Frank Nero, 40, was said to be on his way to Hotel Makavo, for the launch of the album, "Sankofa", when a passenger vehicle crushed his motorbike at Laklevikope at about 1900 hours. News of the accident and the death of Nero disrupted the programme for about two-hours. Local sources told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) that Nero was travelling from Agbozume to Aflao for the programme when the accident occurred.

The Denu Police said the body had been deposited at the Dzodze Saint Anthony's Hospital mortuary. Nero's other album, all in Ewe include: "Nye Nutor Paa," and "Dzogbeve".

Meanwhile, radio stations in Lome, Togo and other parts of the Volta Region continue to play Nero's compositions with comments in his honour and memory, while dealers in musical albums at Aflao said many individuals were rushing for his albums.

Source: GNA