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Dr. Prosper Yao Tsikata dies in gym accident in the USA

Prosper Yao Tsikata

A Ghanaian based US Professor believed to be in his forties, Dr Tsikata is reported dead while undertaking a routine exercise at a gym in the USA.

According to unconfirmed reports, a metal fell on him in the gym and he was immediately rushed to the hospital where he, unfortunately, died.

Dr Tsikata who teaches at the Valdosta State University in Georgia was very popular on social media, especially on Facebook, where he

often shared his opinion on matters of national interest.

Since news of his death broke many have taken to social media to eulogise Dr Tsikata. Prominent among them is that of former BBC journalist Ben Dotsei Malor who described Dr Tsikata as “Crusader, Sharp mind, Intelligent, Principled-to-a-fault, hardworking, [and] unique …”

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Efo Korsi Senyo has over 5 years experience working as an investigative journalist with Awake Africa. He is the Executive Editor of Awake Newspaper and Head of Awake Investigates. Efo does not only investigate and publish based on the journalism profession ethics but he also brings legal and civil actions against personalities and institutions he investigated. He said fighting against injustice and corruption in society as the only way for him to avenge injustice and corrupt acts he and other vulnerable people faced and continue to face in society. Efo is also a private investigator, IT expert and entrepreneur. Connect with him via senyo@awakeafrica.com or WhatsApp: +233249155003

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