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Passing of iconic waakye seller, ‘Auntie Muni’, mourned by many.

Renowned waakye vendor Auntie Imoro Muniratu dies at 72 after short illness.

The family of Auntie Imoro Muniratu, popularly known as Auntie Muni, has confirmed her passing at the age of 72. The celebrated waakye seller, known for the long queues at her waakye joint, reportedly succumbed to a short illness at the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC) in Accra on Wednesday, January 3.

Auntie Muni’s son, Alhassan Abdul Arafat, shared the sad news, revealing that his mother had been unwell and complaining of leg pain. Initially taken to the SSNIT Hospital, complications arose, leading Auntie Muni to request discharge. Despite efforts to address her health concerns, she passed away at 3 am on Wednesday.

Arafat expressed the family’s grief and the sudden loss of the iconic waakye vendor. The news of Auntie Muni’s passing has led to an outpouring of condolences from the community and patrons who cherished her warm personality and delectable waakye.

Auntie Muni’s contribution to Ghanaian street food culture and her enduring popularity have left an indelible mark. Her legacy lives on through the memories of those who enjoyed her delicious waakye and experienced the camaraderie around her iconic food joint. The family has announced that Auntie Muni will be laid to rest in Tamale. The passing of this beloved figure is met with sadness and reflections on the impact she had on the local culinary scene.

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