Grand Ball Executive Board visit First Lady

BY: Daily Graphic
 Members of the Grand Ball Executive Board with the First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo (3rd right)
Members of the Grand Ball Executive Board with the First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo (3rd right)

Members of the Executive Board of the MUSIGA Presidential Grand Ball have paid a courtesy call on the First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, to thank her for her continued support for the Ageing Musicians Welfare Fund (AMWeF). 

The visit was also to discuss the upcoming Presidential Grand Ball slated for March 29 at the Accra International Conference Centre.

This year’s ball coincides with President Akufo-Addo’s birthday. The discussions, therefore, covered raising funds with the event to support AMWeF and also to mark the President’s birthday.

The First Lady supported the Presidential Grand Ball with a donation and expressed her appreciation to the AMWeF board for the visit.

She indicated her commitment to supporting the fund to cater for the welfare of our veteran musicians.

For his part, the MUSIGA President, Bice Osei Kuffour, expressed the union and AMWeF’s gratitude for the First Lady’s support.

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The delegation included the Second Vice Chairman of the Executive Board of the Presidential Grand Ball, William Adjovu, also the CEO of Midland Savings and Loans; Board Member, Nana Yaw Barima Kissi; CEO of High Brains Ltd, veteran singer A.B Crentsil; ace broadcaster Kwami Sefa Kayi and Shadrach Osei of the Musicians Union of Ghana.

Also present at the meeting was Juliana Gblorfia, the Head of the presidential household.

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This year’s Presidential Grand Ball is on the theme: “The Role of Music in the Implementation of NACAP.”

MUSIGA is this year embarking on a series of anti-corruption activities as part of a campaign to raise awareness of the effects of corruption and how to prevent it in the country with support from STAR-Ghana.