At least eight (8) fans of musician Fancy Gadam have been confirmed dead on Friday following a fatal accident.

Several other fans were also wounded in the accident and are currently receiving treatment at the Tamale Teaching Hospital.

Hundreds of people, mostly fans of the northern-based artiste, had gone to the Tamale Airport to welcome Fancy Gadam and his Nigerian counterpart, Patoranking for a show scheduled for Saturday, June 30, 2018.

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The accident is said to have occurred when a vehicle conveying some of the overzealous fans, collided with an oncoming vehicle that had a tyre burst, causing the driver to veer off the road.

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Another vehicle carrying public address system and branded in Zylofon Cash colours was also involved in the accident.

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The bodies of the deceased have been deposited at the Tamale Teaching Hospital morgue.

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Fancy Gadam won the most popular song of the year at this year’s Vodafone Ghana Music Awards with his hit song “Total Cheat.”