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Ghanaian Novelist, Peggy Oppong Is Dead

Peggy OppongMrs. Margaret Safo, widely known as Peggy Oppong has died.

The immediate past Editor of The Mirror, Mrs Margaret Safo passed on at the age of 57 after a short illness at the 37 Military Hospital on May 8, 2014.

Born on January 26, 1957 to Mr and Mrs Daniel Odame of Kwahu Mpraeso, then Miss Margaret Odame, entered the Okuapeman Secondary School at Akropong-Akwapim in 1971, and successfully completed the GCE Ordinary and Advanced Level courses in the same school, and gained admission to the University of Ghana, Legon, in 1979.

After her graduation from the University, she joined the then Graphic Corporation, now Graphic Communication Group where she started her professional media career as a national service personnel.

Under the pen name ‘Peggy Oppong’ the late Margeret Safo before her demise authored several novels which had a wide appeal among students, especially in Junior and Senior High Schools.

 

Source: 233livenews

25 comments

  1. this is really shocking….she was exceptional.

  2. I am very sad because she was my favorite author. May her sou rest in perfect peace.

  3. im veeriiiiiii sad she was ma favourite author.may her soul rest in perfect peace .givin ma condelences 2 her family.(it z GOD who gives n he takes).4rom all jhs 3 Rockies Candidates

  4. ma condolence to her family.A verrriiiii creative ,moral nd inspirational writer .rest in perfect peace wif our Maker.4rom all Jhs 3 bece candidates of rockies

  5. I was shocked when heard the news

  6. mt condolndolences to her family, i cannot imagine the pain they might be going through now hhhhhmmmmmmmmmmm may her perfect soul rest in her creator’s abode.amen.from all students of notre dame girls senior high school 2b2 students.

  7. i am veriiiiii sad n deepest condolences 2 de family of peggy.may her soul rest in perfect peace

  8. in spite of the pain, sorrow, agony and trauma the entire family might be experiencing as at now it is my fervent prayer that may her soul rest in perfect peace.from all the past students of MEDASS(2013)

  9. Ma condolhence for ur lost.wen i heard it i didn’t believe it dat it waz true .may u rest in perfect peace ur novels will also be in mind masquerade ,red heir ,the lady who refuse 2 bow green sunset. I will miz u

  10. She was my mentor and I learnt a lot from her. I am truly devastated. R.I.P.P

  11. mizzin u 4 novels like the shark,julia dance etc may ur sul rest in perfect peace

  12. This is very sad.I didn’t know till today 21st september 2014,i was reading something online on 233 and i came across this shockie news.She is a favourite author of a friend of mine.
    May her soul rest in perfect peace

  13. She is a favourite Author of a friend mine.
    It is very sad,my friend really loved her books so much
    may her soul rest in perfect peace

  14. MA CONDOLENCES TO HER FAMILY.MAY HER SOUL REST IN PEACE.(CRYING)

  15. May her soul rest in perfect peace

  16. rest in peace peggy…..

  17. Oh God! I never knew until day! I tink z a dream

  18. MAY YOUR GENTLE SOUL REST IN PEACE .YOU LEFT A GOOD LEGACY FOR EDUCATION IN GHANA AND BEYOND AND U WILL FOREVER BE REMEMBERED.ITS UNFORTUNATE MUCH WAS NOT PUBLICIZED ABOUT YOUR DEATH PROBABLY BECAUSE YOU WERE NOT A POLITICIAN BUT THANK GOD THE RIGHT PEOPLE GOT TO ACKNOWLEDGE

    AND WILL KEEP YOUR MEMOIRS AT HEART FOREVER

  19. I was so down wen I heard the demise of our beloved mother and friend peggy oppong as we usually refer to her , may her soul rest in the boss on of re almighty father till we meet again in Heaven. Amen

  20. I never knew my Peggy oppong is gone,oooo rest in perfect peace.

  21. Rev. Yendu Morris

    Ooooh this is unfortunate! I loved “The Red Heifer” and “End of the tunnel”… We celebrate the fact that she lived and died for the Lord. May her soul RIP

  22. Peggy Oppong i salute you.May your soul rest in perfect peace.
    I will forever miss you.

  23. I loved her stories especially “Silver Spoon” in sequence to “End of the tunnel”
    hmmmmmm. May her soul rest in peace.

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