“One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives”. This wise saying by Euripides literally encapsulates the unbending and unwavering relationship of two men who grew so close and fond of each other that the lines between friendship and family were blurred.
Only last week, Dr Ernest Ofori Sarpong, CEO of Special Ice drinking water, revealed that Osei Kwame Despite, the owner of Peace FM, is not his biological brother, as widely assumed.
Many people will be taken aback by this revelation because they have been referred to as brothers for so long, and rightly so.
They are frequently seen together, have several business ventures together, and do everything together.
For years, the two have been referred to as brothers from the same mother and father in Ghanaian media.
But, as it turns out, their great bond began as a customer-client relationship, which blossomed into a friendship so strong that they have become brothers.
Dr. Ofori Sarpong stated on Joy FM’s Personality Profile, which was monitored by our news team, that despite the fact that he and Kwame Despite have different parents, he will always refer to him as his brother.
“We are not related but for now I will say that we are related. You don’t have to necessarily call someone your brother because you come from the same mother or father. I mean we grew up together, do business together, we think together and do everything together, and have about five or six companies together so he is my brother”.