Latest report gathered by Pinaxnews.com indicates that the former National Dance Champion, Alex Ofori, has supposedly passed on.
It is, be that as it may, obscure what he passed on from. Alex Ofori shot to fame in the wake of winning Ghana National Dance competition in 1988. He later represented Ghana at the World Dance Championship series at the London Hippodrome. He was likewise a choreographer and a design model.
He likewise hit the dance floor with any semblance of Slim Buster, who won the title in 1987, Ebenezer Ako Nai who additionally won in 1987, Terry Ofosu Bright, otherwise known as Sir Robot who won in 1989 and Reggie Rockstone, just to mention a few.
Honoring him in a Facebook post, veteran telecaster KKD expressed that the dance champion brought such a lot of energy and delight to Ghanaians any place he got on a phase or dance floor.
This is what he had to say;
”Rest in peace ALEX OFORI, Former National Dance Champion- Great Embassy Double Do, Dancer-Choreographer & Fashion Model.
You brought so much excitement & joy to our motherland wherever you got on a stage or dance floor.
With the likes of World Dance Champion Adjetey Sowah, unique break dancer Reginald Ossei aka Reggie Rockstone, Show dancers Firekiller, Como Basto, Carlos Alberto, Tee Pee & many enthusiastic young talent of the 80s & 90s, you helped turn what was your passion into a mainstay of live shows & television entertainment.
Today, those talents you shared with the world just for fun, your labour of love has become a popular profession.
You & your colleagues paved the way for the talent we enjoy in dance choreography at national events & in numerous music videos.
Life: How unpredictable you are. & how fragile we are. Handsome, talented, fashionable, outspoken Alex Ofori. Ready to battle anyone who dared to claim he has what it takes to be a dance champ.
Your love & respect for Ricci Ossei to whom you became a son and modeled for his brand- Brass by St Ossei as well as your brotherhood with your mentor Adjetey Sowah who led the competitive dancers across the nation, and Reggie who left to live abroad after a spell showcasing his moves on the club and high school circuit was steadfast.
Your smile, vibrance and beautiful movements on the dance floor are etched on many hearts. My lines for you at Big Daddy’s Palace, Tema so captured your ability & poise: “Alex Ofori is dancing his way to glory. See how he moves and grooves. Just magical & butter smooth: Check out the dexterity of his feet to the rhythm of the beat.
“Your keen competitor Akonai & hearty colleagues in dance Slim Buster, Sir Robot aka Terry Ofosu Bright, David Copperfield, Akosua Adjepong & the many contestants of the Great Embassy Double & Triple Do including Azigiza Jnr, choreographers & models of our land remember you with fondness. Many songs from the 80s & early 90s are playing in my head, & your difficult yet smooth dance moves are flashing before my eyes. Alex Ofori, National Dance Champion. Light years away… Never gonna stop…..God be with you till we meet again.
Checkout his post below;