Veteran actress, Grace Omaboe aka Maame Dokono, says the late actor, Asonaba Kwaku Darko, popularly known as Super OD deserves a state burial.
The actor passed away on Tuesday, February 13 at the Swedru Government Hospital in the Central Region.
The 84-year-old veteran actor had been out of the public’s eye for some time due to his illness and had been living in Agona Swedru.
Speaking in an interview with Kwame Tutu on Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm, Maame Dokono, described the death as sorrowful although he was over 80 years.
Recounting how she met the late Super OD, the actress said she met the actor in the 80s and described him as a ’’super actor’’ with extraordinary talent.
‘’Super OD left behind a legacy. He was hardworking and his works helped to transform and shape lives,’’ she noted.
When asked if they made enough money in the 80s, she said, actors and actresses in those days worked with passion and the desire to inspire and transform lives was the major factor that influenced their works.
Super OD, who started acting in the 1970s, gained national prominence in the 1990s for roles in popular series, Akan Drama on Ghana Television.
He was part of the Oppong Drama Group which later became known as Osofo Dadzie Group.