Veteran Musician and Rex Omar, has observed that apart from Kwame Nkrumah, no other government cares that much about the creative arts industry.
During a conversation on Joy FM’s Showbiz A to Z, the singer added that “Apart from Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah, who visibly, practically did something for you to see, successive governments, have not done much in terms of infrastructure”.The “abiba” singer further lamented that “In fact what Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah even created, they’ve sold it.
Ghana’s President, H.E Nana Addo at the last State of the Nation address has mentioned that plans have been advanced by his government to build a theatre in Kumasi but, however, Rex isn’t still pleased holistically.
“Look at other developed countries, creatives are in the lead but when it comes to Ghana [nothing]. We are getting to 30 million people we have only one theatre in Accra that takes 1,500 people, this was donated to us by Chinese so on our own what theatre have we built for ourselves,” he quizzed.
Rex Omar is currently serving as the Chairman of the Ghana Music Rights Organisation (GHAMRO) and he’s demonstrated on several platforms how passionate he is about the Creative Arts Industry.
Source: Pulse Ghana