The five died after their house at Akokofoto, a suburb of Dansoman, caught fire last Sunday. They were Mrs. Linda Kessie, the 31-year-old wife of the pastor; his mother-in-law, Grace Ampah aged 65; his 3-week-old baby Jason Kessie; Jaiden Kesse aged 5; and Precious Pokuah aged 9.

In a heart-wrenching tribute to his wife at the funeral of the five victims, he said one of his biggest regrets was that he could not say goodbye to his wife who was a pillar in his life.

Pastor Ebenezer Ato Kessie, the Seventh-Day Adventist (SDA) Church pastor whose five family members perished in a fire incident has said he feels empty without his wife. The five died after their house at Akokofoto, a suburb of Dansoman, caught fire last Sunday. They were Mrs. Linda Kessie, the 31-year-old wife of the pastor; his mother-in-law, Grace Ampah aged 65; his 3-week-old baby Jason Kessie; Jaiden Kessie aged 5; and Precious Pokuah aged 9. I’m empty – Pastor whose wife and kids were killed by fire speaks In a heart-wrenching tribute to his wife at the funeral of the five victims, he said one of his biggest regrets was that he could not say goodbye to his wife who was a pillar in his life.  “It is hard to accept your sudden death my dearest lover especially when I didn’t have the chance to say goodbye,” Pastor Kessie said emotionally, adding “I wish you can hear me but you cannot,” Graphic.com.gh reported him to have said.