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Vodafone Ghana Music Awards to tighten security at 2020 edition – Theresa Ayoade

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Theresa Ayoade, the Chief Executive Officer of Charterhouse, the organisers of Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, has assured the general public that there will be tighter security detail at this year’s award ceremony.

This is to make the public gain confidence in the security measures of the show following the unpleasant  incident that happened between Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale last year during the award show.

Shatta wale joined him on the stage with his fans while Stonebwoy was on the stage to receive the Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the Year award.

In their bid to get Shatta and his fans off the stage, a scuffle ensued and Stonebwoy pulled a gun.

This incident brought to the fore what went into the security checks at the entrance before patrons were allowed into the auditorium.

Speaking to the media at the Swiss Spirit Hotel in Accra on Thursday, Theresa said even though they had security at the venue, they have made provisions for stringent security checks this year.

“Last year, we used the hand-held scanners. We did not use the full-body scanners. But now all the rest are going to be rolled out. We’re going to have bag scanners, body scanners, we will scan you till you are tired,” she quipped.

“Now we are all of a heightened sense of security and we feel we should do that. It’s good for all of us. We need to ensure the safety of all our patrons. So subsequently if you come for the event, we ask you to remove your shoes, open your bands, stretch your arms, you know we’ll do all of that so bear with us,” Theresa added.

Shatta Wale and Stonbwoy were penalised after the incident at last year’s awards ceremony. The Board of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards stripped them off the awards they won on the night and also placed an indefinite ban on them from the scheme.

Nominations for this year’s Vodafone Ghana Music Awards are opened till January 31, 2020.

WATCH: Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale VGMA ban still in effect – Charterhouse CEO

 

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Piesie Esther Sets Kumasi Edition Of W’aye Me Yie Anniversary Concert For Dec 25

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KUMASI EDITION 4

With the biggest chart-topping Gospel song in the country, sensational Gospel music star Piesie Esther is set to lead Kumasi to the throne of worship this Christmas as she announces December 25, 2022, for the Kumasi Edition of the W’aye Me Yie Anniversary Concert.

Dubbed the Adonko Next Level W’aye Me Yie Anniversary Concert, the event which will take place at the Church of Pentecost auditorium at Bantama from 4 pm is a part of activities earmarked for the 20th-anniversary celebration of Piesie Esther Ministries.

Piesie Esther will be joined by ministers including Stella Aba Steal, Joyce Blessing, Minister OJ, Oware Junior, ASP Kofi Sarpong, Brother Sammy, Francis Asumadu, Kofi Peprah, and many others.

Tickets are currently selling at GHC40 (Standard) GHC70f (Double) and GHC100 (VIP).

They are available at Angel FM Kumasi, Opoku Trading and Bantama Church of Pentecost
To purchase tickets online, kindly dial *725*2828#

The W’aye Me Yie anniversary concert is sponsored by Adonko Next level, Union Groups, Enesta Wholesale and 21st Clinic.

Media partners include ABN Ghana, Despite Media, Multimedia Group, NYDJ Live and Sompa FM/TV.
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Speaking during the launch of the Adonko Next Level W’aye Me Yie Anniversary Concert on Angel 96.1FM in Kumasi, Piesie Esther expressed her delight at bringing the celebrations to Kumasi and promised a fulfilling experience.
She also explained the inspiration behind the song
Watch the video below.

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God will provide for us- Empress Gifty reacts to husband, Hopeson Adorye losing his job

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Ghanaian politician, Hopeson Adorye, has disclosed that he has been sacked from his National Security job. (more…)

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Van Vicker graduates with a Master’s in Communication Studies from AUCC

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Ghanaian actor, Van Vicker has graduated with a Master’s Degree in Communication Studies. (more…)

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