Veteran actor Asonaba Kweku Darko, popularly known as Super OD has lamented the pervasive rumours in the media that he is dead. He said it as disheartening and unfortunate that some Ghanaians appeared to wish him death.
The actor was speaking in an exclusive interview with Myjoyonline.com Tuesday morning in the wake of another rumour that he is dead.
Speaking from his base in Agona Swedru, in the Central region, Super OD said he was well but was shocked to hear the rumours.
According to the actor, who says he is 70 years plus, his phones have been beeping nonstop since the early hours of Tuesday with several persons calling to verify the authenticity of the reports.
The Osafo Dadzi television star bemoaned the culture where people constantly announce his death without verification.
He said he was still strong and had been resting at home after finishing his last production, ‘God’s Will,’ last year.
Meanwhile Michael Kwaku Ola, Public Relations Officer of the Film Producers Association of Ghana (FIPAG), who announced that the actor was dead has retracted the comments.
Speaking to Myjoyonline.com, he said he got a call from close relations of Super OD that he was dead and therefore went ahead to make it public.
Michael Kwaku Ola noted that after speaking to the veteran actor personally, he thought it proper to retract the comments.