The first lady of Ghana, Rebecca Akufo Addo has donated an amount of $20,000 to help pay for the surgery of popular artist, Emmanuel Apraku best known as Ray Styles.

The young artist has been critically ill from to liver cancer, causing a considerable weight loss.

Several revered personalities have joined the appeal for funds targeted to raise £40,000 needed for the surgery.

A GoFundMe account that has been created to garner contributions from sympathisers.

The first lady contribution was made known by Kofi Ofosu Nkansah,Managing Director of the Accra Digital Centre, 

He wrote on Facebook “The First Lady, Her Excellency Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has donated $20,000 to help cover the cost of the amount needed for Emmanuel Apraku’s treatment. We wish him a speedy recovery.

God bless you Mummy.”