The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) has announced a reconstituted board for the Presidential Grand Ball under the chairmanship of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Communications Authority (NCA), Hassan Tampuli.
According to MUSIGA President Bice Osei Kuffour, aka Obour, the decision to reconstitute the board is to infuse fresh ideas and energy into the planning of the Presidential Grand Ball.
Other new members of the board include Perry Adamba, CEO of Multinational Insurance Brokers, who is also the chairman of the AMWeF Fund; Pearl Esua Mensah, CEO of Media General Group and Prophet Agyeman-Prempeh, founder and head pastor of SOJ Ministries.
Other new members of the board are Manish Nambiar, General Manager of Kempinski Gold Coast City Hotel, Maame Afia Akoto, Deputy CEO of MASLOC and Alexander Acheampong, Executive Director of First Banc and an artiste manager.
They join Kwame Sefa-Kayi of Peace FM, who is the 1st vice chairman of the board; William Adjovu, CEO of Liberty Group, 2nd vice chairman of the board; Von Klaus Backustein, COO of EIB Group, Samuel Atta Mensah, MD of Citi FM and Kupenda; Eddie Ankomah Kusi, Chairman of Erata Group and Nana Yaw Barima Kissi, CEO of High Brains Limited.
The coordinator of the Presidential Grand Ball, Georgina Bimpong, expressed her excitement at the inclusion of the new members and assured patrons of an exciting event this year.
Meanwhile, five music heroes are to be honoured with a cash package of GH¢10,000 each and a plaque at the event.
The music heroes are C. K Mann, Nana Ampadu, Jewel Ackah, J.A Adofo and A.B Crentsil.
The Presidential Grand Ball is an initiative of MUSIGA, in support of the Ageing Musicians Welfare Fund (AMWeF) and other projects of the union.
This year’s event is slated for Friday, December 29, 2017 at the State House Banquet Hall.