The family and friends of the Darko family, home and abroad, with heavy heart, announce the death of Nana Sanaa Atta Darko at the Trinity Hospital, Chicago Illinois. He was 75 years old.
The late Nana Sanaa Atta Darko was the first chief of the Okuapeman Fekuw in Chicago and also the first President of the Ghanaian Chieftaincy Council here. His leadership did not only bring the chiefs, queen-mothers, and the community together, but also brought unity, peace, celebration, preservation and promotion of the Ghanaian culture in Chicago.
The President of the Ghana National Council of Metropolitan Chicago, GNC, Mr. Paa Kwasi Sam said the death of Nana Darko is a big blow to the community. “As one of the pioneers who provided leadership, which brought us together, we will always owe him a ton of gratitude”
Paa Kwasi expressed his sincerest condolences to the bereaved family and asked members of the community to keep the Darko family in their prayers.
The following are some of the sentiments and condolences expressed by members of the Ghanaian community on social media :
“This is the day our God has decided to call Nana Darko home. May his soul Rest In Peace” Steve Dei , President Ewe Association.
“Today Chicago mourns Nana Sanaa Darko (Former Chief of Okuapeman Fekuw of Chicago). We thank him for his dedication to the community. He will surely be missed. May his good soul rest in perfect peace 🙏🏽“ Eunice Cromwell, GNC Business Manager.
“Oh my God. What’s happening? Oh Lord my good friend. A very nice man. Our deepest condolences to the family. May he rest in perfect peace.” Pastor Nathaniel Awuni.
“May he Rest In Peace. He will be missed.” Evelyn Tetteh VP Ghana community church.
“May his soul Rest In perfect Peace 🙏🏿” Betty Agyeman , elder Ghana Community Church and the Ghanaian community.
“Our condolences to all.
May big brother’s soul rest in perfect peace.” Benjamin Kodom-Ayensu, President Brong Ahafo Association.
“Hmmmmmmm. May his gentle soul Rest In Peace” Rosemary Amegashie, FS Ghana Community Church .
“Oh my Gosh may he RIP” Julius Adorsu, Ewe Association member
“Nana, you will be sorely missed. RIP. A great guy.” Kofi Apaw , member Ewe Association.
“Another blow to the Ghanaian community. Condolences to the family 😭” Rita Fiadzoe , member Ewe Association .
The management of www.sankofaonline.com wish the Darko family and friends our heartfelt condolences. Any arrangements will be communicated to the community in due course.