Yaa Bonsam Shatta Wale: Nana Kwaku Bonsam names his daughter after Shatta
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The native priest Kofi oo Kofi told our colleague news site, SeancityGh that his love for Shatta Wale and his music influenced the decision to name his child- a beautiful girl- after the Taking Over hit maker.
Yaa, the traditional Akan name for baby girls born born on Thursday, and Bonsam from her father Nana Kwaku Bonsam, while Shatta is the special name the native priest added to her name in honour of Charles Nii Armah Mensah, popularly known as Shatta Wale.
Aaccording to Kwaku Bonsam, the name Yaa Bonsam Shatta will be his girl’s official name on all official documents.
Yaa Bonsam Shatta’s father has in the past alleged that powerful pastors come to him for assistance to grow their churches, and threatened, at one time, to expose all of them.
He alleged Pastor T.B Joshua was “his boy”.
“Over 1,700 pastors and so called men of God from different parts of Africa have approached me, seeking powers to perform miracles, including Prophet T.B Joshua from Nigeria. He is my boy. I challenge him to come out and deny what he had said.
“Apart from the pastors, many prominent business people and celebrated church founders in Africa frequent my shrine for my services and if they deny, I am going to name them”, he added.
Born Stephen Osei Mensah, Nana Bonsam gained international notoriety when he claimed he put a native juju curse on the Portuguese and Real Madrid footballer Cristiano Ronaldo.
Before taking his present name, he was originally called Stephen Osei Mensah, a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the village of Afrancho in the Ashanti Region.
In 1992, when he was aged 19, he suffered extreme burns in a gas explosion, after which his life underwent a transformation.