Ace filmmaker and actor Bob Smith Jnr, who is widely known as Diabolo Man has revealed the impact his friend and colleague Waakye’s death had on him.
Diabolo who has worked on a number of movies with the late Waakye who reportedly died on Tuesday after battling with stroke for a very long time said he nearly fainted when the sad news was communicated to him.
He told Graphic Showbiz, “Waakye has been sick but he got a bit well and was managing but got an attack on Monday night.
“After being unsuccessful to secure a bed for him at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital and the Greater Accra Regional Hospital (Ridge Hospital), the family eventually took him to the 37 Military Hospital where they managed to get him a bed after a lot of hustle.
“He had such a restless night till he finally gave up the ghost in the afternoon of Tuesday. He was such a humble person and I will really miss him,’’ he stated.
Bob Smith Jnr added that he was in touch with a number of industry people and they are planning to go see his family tomorrow afternoon.