Several popular musicians and entertainers in Ghana have shared their views about the 2020 general election, including endorsing their preferred candidates and suggesting to their fans who to vote for.
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Just like every other election year in Ghana, Politicians
employ several strategies during election cycles as they seek to sell
their manifestos and garner the most votes.
Some of these strategies include securing endorsements from
popular entertainers who usually wield considerable influence among their fan bases.
Song writer and sensational Ghanaian singer, Joseph Nkrumah
Buabeng, popularly known as Nero X, has expressed readiness to record music for
any political parties ahead of the 2020 general elections if his services are
Speaking in an interview on SVTV Africa, the ‘Osey’ hit
maker told host DJ Nyaami that, he will do songs for any political party which
approaches him regardless of whether he supports the party or not.
“Of course why not? I’m working, that doesn’t mean anything.
If I come to perform at your campaign, that doesn’t mean, I will vote for you
or not unless you convinced me that, whatever you’re bringing on board will
help us. The thing is, they come and promise us but fails to fulfill the
“Right now, I don’t even have appetite for voting for
anyone, but if somebody comes out to abide by whatever we bring on board, then
why not. Because when they get there, they don’t think about us again, so when
it’s time for election, we have the power. So we just have to give them
something to think.” He added.
Commenting on the 2020 general election, Nero X advised the
youth and Ghanaians in general to vote wisely and desist from any political
“2020 what can come can come, you understand?…the thing
is, you just follow your heart, look at your condition and vote base on that.
It’s a norm, so you just check your current situation and vote base on that.”
Celebrities declaring their support for political parties
has become an issue of concern as some have remarked that it ends up having
adverse effects on the stars.
Others however said that once the constitution of the land provides for freedom of association, celebrities should equally and freely enjoy that political right.
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Nero X is out with another inspirational gospel tune. He
calls this one “Jehovah”. Jehovah is a title given to the most high God.
Watch the interview below:
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