Late Kumawood actor, Bernard Nyarko died of colon cancer, it has emerged.
According to information available to GhanaNewsPage.Com, the late actor died while receiving treatment for the disease at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital.
He was said to have suffered of the disease for sometime now.
‘Bishop’ as he was known and called in the movie industry died on Saturday evening. His death have shocked many who have since taken to social media to eulogise him.
Others have also shared videos of him playing various roles in Kumawood movies.
It is rumoured that the late Bernard Nyarko stopped his fellow actors and actresses from visiting him when he lay on his sick bed.
Actress Nana Ama McBrown hinted that the late Bishop Nyarko always gave excuses as to why people cannot visit him.
A quote from the late Kumawood star tells that he felt abandoned by friends hence his insistence that none of his friends should pay him a visit while he as sick.
“There were some people I helped when I was working, but when they visited me when I was sick they looked at me as if I have committed a sin that has made me ill, though I was expecting them to help me. They looked down on me and rejected me, so from today I don’t need friends, I need God,” he is quoted to have said.
Source: Ghana | GhanaNewsPage.Com