Newly-elected MUSIGA executives to be sworn in tomorrow
The Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) will hold a swearing-in ceremony for its newly elected executives at Accra Tourist Information Centre, in Accra tomorrow, October 24 at 11 am.
Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts, and Culture, Mark Okraku Mantey, is expected to grace the occasion as the distinguished guest of honour.
The Executive Director of the National Commission on Culture (NCC) will be the chairman for the occasion which is expected to be attended by former presidents of the Union, leading musicians, and other stakeholders.
The newly elected executives are Bessa Simons, President; Rev Dr. Thomas Yawson, 1st Vice; Abena Ruthy, 2nd Vice; S.K Agyemang, General Secretary; Rev Eddie Eyison, National Treasurer; Chizzy Wailer, National Organizer and Rev Gifty Ghansah, National Welfare Officer.(Bessa Simons is new MUSIGA President)
In a press release signed by Bessa Simons, it noted that the newly elected executives of MUSIGA represent a diverse range of talent and expertise within the music industry.
“Their collective vision is to further promote the interests of Ghanaian musicians and enhance the vibrant music culture in the country. The swearing-in ceremony symbolises their commitment to upholding the values of MUSIGA and serving the interests of its members,” it said.
The Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) is the country's body for all of its musicians and music professionals. It was incorporated in 1975 and has over 4000 members.
It has a mission to promote and preserve 'Ghanaian culture through education and equipping the Ghanaian musician to be self-reliant, creative and industrious,’
It is governed by a National Executive Committee elected at a National Congress, who are expected to be dedicated to the welfare and promotion of Ghanaian musicians.