Celebrated sports broadcaster Christopher Opoku reportedly passed in London yesterday May 10 after an extended battle with cancer.
News of his passing has come as a blow to the entire nation, with glowing tributes pouring from many, including esteemed colleagues in the fraternity.
My prayers are with his family. Sad to hear about the death of Christopher Opoku, a supremely professional journalist and truly a gentleman. pic.twitter.com/q9o0FWCQgM
— Kafui Dey (@KafuiDey) May 10, 2017
Outspoken-well informed -rebellious-articulate -a man with integrity and a Ace Journalist..RIP Christopher Opoku?? pic.twitter.com/1CVnp9lrEi
— Anthony Baffoe (@AnthonyBaffoe) May 10, 2017
Sad to hear about the passing of Christopher Opoku. He has paid his dues. The sports fraternity will forever miss him. Rest In Peace bro
— Lexis Bill (@lexisbill) May 10, 2017
BREAK: Former GHALCA Administrative Manager Christopher Opoku died today. RIP!
— Dennis Mirpuri Snr. (@DennisMirpuri) May 10, 2017
We w8 till ppl die b4 writin? ? coffin makers dnt even pray 4 ppl2 die? b4 workin!
R.I.P Mr Christopher Opoku. May God console ya family pic.twitter.com/8vbTzxb1sP
— Mauvie the MOTIVATOR (@MauvieH) May 11, 2017
Having been the face of Accra-based Metro TV for several years, Christopher’s most recent engagements were with Citi FM, Business & Financial Times, and Footy-Ghana.com. Over the course of an illustrious career, he was also associated with GTV Sports+, Happy Sports, Kumasi-based Luv FM among others. He was also one time GHALCA administrative manager.
A great loss to Ghanaian media as a whole, he was was survived by Vivian (his wife), and three children.
This story is being updated…