Ambolley, others fight GHAMRO

A group of seasoned Ghanaian musicians have backed calls for the right

structures to be put in place to aid musicians in the country.

The musicians, led by Gyedu Blay-Ambolley, yesterday stormed the

offices of Ghana Music Rights Organization (GHAMRO) to protest against

the activities of the newly-appointed interim board of GHAMRO.

They disclosed that various measures would be adopted to stop the

board members from steering the affairs of GHAMRO because their term

of office had expired

The aggrieved musicians, during the protest, passed a vote of no

confidence in the board, stating that the board members lacked

credibility and therefore could not represent the interest of Ghanaian


The musicians decided to lock up the offices of GHAMRO to prevent the

board members from entering the office premises but they were

prevented from doing so by a team of police officers from the Greater

Accra Regional Police Command.

In an interview, Gyedu Blay-Ambolley stressed that the leadership

crisis in the music industry for the past years had fuelled

incompetence, intransigence and led the leaders to refuse to render

account for their stewardship.

He said the activities and utterances of certain members of the board,

whose term of office had expired, was creating division among the


Gyedu Blay-Ambolley described GHAMRO as “a tragic disaster” and called

for a comprehensive overhaul of the body, stating that “the Attorney

General must sack GHAMRO board now.”

According to him, the actions of the board members had negatively

affected the music industry.

Credit: Daily Guide


Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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