A Twitter post that we sighted indicated that the President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo has been accused of using a Ghanaian musician’s work without his permission.
The musician at the center of this controversy Kirani Ayat and according to him, he even reached out to the government for support, however, he did not get it.
The post reads;
“Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has been accused of using a musician’s work without permission or credit to advertise the country to tourists.
Ghanaian musician Kirani Ayat said he had reached out to the government for support but he was turned down.”
The post got the attention of the most-decorated Ghanaian rapper, Michael Owusu Addo who is known as Sarkodie.
He reacted to the post with the words;
“We ( creatives ) do a lot to put our country out there , attracting a lot of tourists x investors that translates to money to help nation building yet that’s one sector with no support… I feel my brother and support him especially if he actually reached out and didn’t get help”