Takoradi based gospel musician and PRO for GHAMRO elections committee has lashed highlife legend Gyedu-blay Ambulley about his recent comment on GHAMRO’s new elected board.
The Ghana Music Rights Organisation (GHAMRO) released an official list of it newly elected board members for the next for years.Diana Hopeson, Kofi Abraham, Rex Owusu Marfo, Elizabeth Tagoe, Yaw Agyemang Badu, Francis Omare Adofo and Francis Boahen are among the names on the list.
In an interview with Doctar Cann on Happy FM’s Ayekoo After Drive show, Gyedu-Blay Ambolley said “The new board members are all jokers”.
He explained, “Whatever that is going on is innate you can’t just go and sit in a corner and connive. What I’m trying to say is GHAMRO belongs to stakeholders which includes the composers, musicians and all. Whatever happens, the composers have to be in knowledge so you can’t do something without their knowledge”.
According to him, there is ‘mafialiasm’ in the system, which he explained as bribing the electoral commission to tamper with the results of the election.
“The electoral commission have their hands greased, that is the reason I never availed myself for the election”.
Replying to Gyedu-blay Ambulley’s comments, the gospel musician and PRO for GHAMRO elections committee said, “He is a joker to just come out with such comment”
According to him, every registered member of GHAMRO received a message prior to the elections. He added that, on the day of elections, every member also received messages to inform them where the elections will be held and the time.
He again added that, all the aspirants were on one platform to abreast them with updates on what they’re doing and where the elections will be held.
He further explained that, there are group of people who have formed a group called Unicorn GHAMRO who were throwing a lot of chalf on airwaves about the elections.
He went on by labelled the Unicorn GHAMRO as an associate that has the interest in downplaying the works of the Ghana Music Rights Organisation (GHAMRO) of which Gyedu-blay Ambulley is part of this association.
This was revealed on Y Entertainment Podium on YFM (Takoradi) with awarding winning presenter Macall Mensah.