Elder Mireku celebrates 40 years in music

By: Kofi Duah
Elder Mireku celebrates 40 years in music
Veteran Gospel musician Elder Mireku

FOR 40 years, seasoned Gospel minister, Elder Mireku has been giving us songs that edify our spirits and feeds our souls and he will be celebrating his achievements in the industry with a concert dubbed Celebrating His Goodness on Friday, November 9.

Speaking to Showbiz last Sunday, Elder Mireku, who says he has around 45 albums and about 500 songs to his credit, said he will be on stage for an hour performing some of his popular songs including Awurade Nhyira Wo, Merepemso Ko, Yehowa Behwe Wo, Oye Onyame, Twe Ben Wo Nyankopon among others.

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According to him, he will use the occasion to launch an app known as the Elder Mireku App where people can get access to all information about him including songs and videos, events and everything about his ministry.

“I want everyone to come for the concert because it’s free. Anyone who makes it to the event will be blessed,” he told Showbiz.

Other Gospel musicians who will be there to support Elder Mireku at the 5pm concert are Joe Mettle, DSP Kofi Sarpong, Jane Quaye, KODA, Daughters of Glorious Jesus, Cynthia Maccauley, Francis Agyei, Yaw Sarpong, E’M praise, Ohemaa Mercy, Willie and Mike and Elder Obiri.

Elder Mireku started singing at age 12 and has been very active on the scene. In 2008, Elder Mireku was given a national awards by former President, John Agyekum Kufuor for his contribution to national development through the arts.

He has also been honoured by the Bishops and Leaders Conference of Africa with a Doctor Of Sacred Music.

He is married to Mrs Philomena Mireku, a senior nursing officer (DDNS) at the Koforidua Regional Hospital. They have two children, Dr. Evelyn Asante-Kwatia (Mrs) and James Mireku