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.

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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