Actors lash out at Gabby for comment on Ghanaian movie industry

BY: Bridget Aazore Yuora
Gabby Okyere Darko
Gabby Okyere Darko

Some stakeholders in the Ghanaian movie industry have taken a swipe at Gabby Okyere-Darko, a leading member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) following comments he made about the sector.

Mr Okyere-Darko in a Facebook post last Saturday expressed his disappointment in the industry, saying that the sector has failed to impact positively on the country’s development agenda.

Comparing the Ghanaian movie industry to US movie industry, Hollywood, Mr Okyere-Darko challenged stakeholders in the creative industry to explore ventures that would tie into government’s mantra of moving the country beyond aid.

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But the statement was not taken lightly by some actors and actresses.

Actor Yvonne Nelson tweeted:

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Adjetey Anang, alias Pusher also tweeted:


Below are some tweets and facebook posts by some actors and stakeholders in the industry