Preliminary arrangements for the funeral rites of the late General Manager of the Joy Brands of The Multimedia Group, Elvis Koku Kwashie, have been announced.
At a remembrance service on Wednesday, the family spokesperson, Joshua Dzidzornu who announced this said the funeral rites for their beloved will begin from February 18 to 20.
“There will be no wake-keeping but the funeral will be held in February on the 18th and 19th,” he said.
Giving further details he indicated that on February 18, the family will be gathering at his residence.
“And we’re inviting all friends and well-wishers to be there with us,” he said.
“And on the 19th, the funeral will be held at a venue yet to be announced,” he added.
He further noted that after the funeral the family will send his corpse to Asadame the village for burial on the 19th of February.
A thanksgiving service will also be held for him on February 20, at the Church of Pentecost English Assembly at Mataheko.
“From there we’ll go back to the house to conclude everything,” he stated, adding that more details will be communicated soon.
About Elvis Kwashie
After a short illness, the seasoned media professional passed on in the late hours of Tuesday, December 28.
According to an internal memo by The Multimedia Group, the sad incident occurred at the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC).
Elvis Kwashie was a seasoned professional with more than two decades of experience in news media and communications (Print, Online, Radio & Television).
Before rejoining the Group in 2010 as News Editor, Elvis worked with Metropolitan Life Insurance Ghana as the Head of Corporate Marketing & Communications.
Before that, he worked mainly as a journalist with the Multimedia Group Limited, Network Herald, and Groove FM.
He had rich experience in recruiting, grooming, coaching, and supervising reporters and correspondents across the country. His strong leadership led to the receipt of numerous awards by journalists.
Mr Kwashie holds a certificate in Multimedia & Online Journalism from the International Institute of Journalism, Berlin-Germany, a certificate in Public Relations, Marketing and Advertising, and a Diploma in Journalism from the Ghana Institute of Journalism.
While at MGL, he undertook courses on leadership at Harvard University in the United States