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Kennedy Agyapong to pay GH¢5000 monthly salary to 5 highlife musicians

By Mutala Yakubu
Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyepong
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Member of Parliament for Assin-Central Kennedy Agyapong has promised to pay five renowned Ghanaian highlife musicians GH¢5000 each every month.

The legendary musicians said to receive the money are  AB Crentsil, Nana Kwame Ampadu, Jewel Ackah, Obuoba JA Adofo and CK Mann.

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He made this announcement at the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) Presidential Ball on Friday night.

The maverick MP disclosed that this initiative is for the development of music and that these renowned musicians should not be allowed to die in poverty considering their contribution to the development of music in Ghana.

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At the same time, the occasion was used to raise funds for the country’s renowned musicians who in their old age are unable to fend for themselves.