23 ageing musicians in the Ashanti region have benefited from the Ageing Musicians Welfare Fund of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA).
Each one of the musicians where presented with cash as part of, the union’s aim to support ageing and incapacitated musicians in the country.
Some of the beneficiaries included octogenarians and septuagenarians such as Nana Yepemso, Kwaku Bona, Baafour Kyei, and -B.B Collins among others.
Speaking at the event, First Vice President of the Union, Bessa Simons called on the current generation of musicians and corporate Ghana to support the fund to ensure that it grows to support more musicians as they age.
According to the Secretary of AMWeF, J.V Owusu, the initiative by MUSIGA President, Bice Osei Kuffour ( Obour) is commendable, as he assured the veterans of continued support from AMWeF.
He further disclosed that the fund has supported numerous ageing or incapacitated musicians since it was established in 2011 since Obour was elected MUSIGA President.