Prof. Ama Ata Aidoo dies at 81.

Professor Ama Ata Aidoo, a renowned Ghanaian author, poet and playwright has passed on at age 81.

Aidoo who had an illustrious career spanning over five decades, died on Wednesday morning May 31, 2023. Kwamena Essandoh, the family head said in a statement; 

“The Family of Prof. Ama Ata Aidoo with deep sorrow but in the hope of the resurrection, informs the general public that our beloved relative and writer passed away in the early hours of this morning Wednesday 31st May 2023, after a short illness.

“Funeral arrangements would be announced in due course. The Family requests privacy at this difficult moment.”

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