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Cwesi Oteng presents album to Akufo-Addo

BY: graphic.com.gh
Cwesi Oteng presents album to Akufo-Addo
Cwesi Oteng presents album to Akufo-Addo

Gospel musician Cwesi Oteng has presented a copy of his latest album, titled Anthems, to President Akufo-Addo.

The singer who endorsed the then-candidate Akufo-Addo ahead of the 2016 Presidential Elections was at the Jubilee House Wednesday to interact with the President.

Oteng's album, Anthems was released on all platforms on January 17.

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In January this year, the singer said he regretted the decision to endorse Akufo-Addo because it had courted hate for him in certain circles.

When asked why he endorsed Akufo-Addo, since he also believed president Mahama did well, he said “It’s one of the decisions that I sometimes regret making because I realized people hate you for no reason.

"That’s the reason I regretted, not because I endorsed him. People frown for no reason. And I thought per my knowledge and understanding of the Ghanaian. So I felt that I had an independent human right to make a choice.

“Any government that takes over a sitting government, you look at the presidency of John Mahama, it was an amazing presidency, I don’t care what anybody thinks. Look at the stuff he did," he said.

Continuing, Cwesi Oteng said, "Ghana doesn’t have any sitting money to do those things, he has to borrow money to do them. Any person who takes up a government like that is not going to find it easy. Because there’s a lot of pressure.

“I think Nana is rising. Of course we're looking at the next two years and possibly his next term of four years, but otherwise, I think that by the end of his presidency then we can judge him.

"People go silent on who they're voting for, but I think that for democracy and for peace and for Africa not to see wars, I have to be able to know your political party and love you than for you to hide your political party for me to love you.”

Cwesi Oteng (real name Hermon Cyrus Kwesi Nhyira Oteng) is a Ghanaian gospel recording artiste, songwriter, youth pastor, creative director, conference speaker and youth advocate who has the calling of bringing God’s message of hope, love, peace, transformation and care to humanity upon him as well as being a voice of assurance for the lonely, rejected, lost and forgotten in society through music and social projects.