Ghanamotion has just confirmed that Daddy Lumba Junior aka Anokye Supremo is dead. He died in comma today, 30th January 2019 India after he had gone for a brain tumor surgery.
The surgery was successful but Lumba Junior sunk into a coma afterward and has been in a coma since then. Kofi Adoma of Kofi TV broke the news a few moments ago.
Currently, he is at the family house of Lumba Junior talking to the family of the late musician who took Daddy Lumba as his mentor.
It is currently not clear what may have led to his death despite assurance from his doctors that the operation was successful.
Anokye Supremo, was fighting for his life at the Rabindranath Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences, Mukundapur in India after undergoing surgery to remove a tumor in his head.
According to reports from KOFI TV, the artiste had been in coma for some days since the operation, with the Surgeons hoping he revived as soon as possible.
The artiste, formerly known as Daddy Lumba Jr., was diagnosed with the ailment when he started experiencing a severe headache which he thought was a migraine.
Upon a visit to the hospital, he was told it was a tumor. He began to feel pains in his left eye which later led to blindness in the same eye.
In an interview with Citinewsroom he said, “It started in October and I thought it was a migraine. I went to the hospital and was told I had a tumor in my head which has caused an enlargement in my left eye,” he said.
Surgeons at the Rabindranath Tagore International, explaining the gravity of the situation, described the tumor as an aggressive one and could be cancerous.
“He has a very large tumor involving his eyes. He had no vision and we operated on his eyes. We have done our works and found a large tumor which can, unfortunately, be a cancerous tumor. He is still in the ventilator. And we hope he comes out.” The Surgeon said.
Prior to his trip to India for the surgery, Doctors it will take him about GHC 10, 000 to have a surgery done on the tumor. A GoFund was however set to assist with the medical bills.