Seasoned journalist, Elvis Kwashie sadly died at the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC) on Tuesday night, December 28, after a short illness.
After his painful demise, a lot of sympathizers and loved ones have reacted sadly and sent out their messages of condolence to his family and the Multimedia Group, where he has been working for the last decade.
As the messages continue to pour in, JoyNews’ Ivy Setordjie visited the family home of Elvis Kwashie in the Volta Region and the sights and scenes were heartbreaking and painful.
His mother who could not gather the courage to utter a single word was seen painfully crying as she mentioned the name of her son who has sadly been taken away from her by the cold hands of death.
His brother, Selorm Komi Bonuedie who said a few words, described his death as devastating.
“It’s a very devastating news because after my father passed on two years ago, everything [was] handed over to Elvis, my brother who was our spiritual leader, and our everything…He calls himself a problem solver so whenever there is an issue, my mum always says, ‘wait Koku will come’’ and once Koku comes, there’s a solution to the problem. We thank God for giving him to us. As kid, I was very close to him, he was not just my brother; we were friends as well,” he recalled.
Below is a video capturing all the sad scenes from the house of Elvis Kwashie following his painful demise
About Elvis Kwashie
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.