Daughter of President Akufo-Addo, Gyankroma Akufo-Addo and Ghanaian actress, Bibi Bright have been appointed by the Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture to serve as secretaries at the new Creative Arts Council.
Catherine Afeku who inaugurated the council in Accra on Wednesday, March 1 said the three-member team, headed by Music Producer, Mark Okraku Mantey will be responsible for selecting the Council’s members and also set up the right framework for the Council.
She noted that as per their mandate, the team would also select veterans in the industry to form a five-member governing board, which would guide the activities of the Council.
She encouraged the Creative Arts practitioners to own and engage more with stakeholders to improve on the sector.
Mr Mantey expressed gratitude on behalf of the team to the Minister for appointing them to lead the Council.
He said the team would focus more on the Creative Arts bill to serve its intended purpose, adding that with the formation of the Creative Arts Council, some sanity would be brought into the industry.
Gyankroma Akufo-Addo said the team would make sure Ghana becomes the gateway to the creative arts hub of Africa.
“We are opened to contributions and suggestions to promote the interest of industry players”.