Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyepong has promised a GH¢5000 monthly salary retainer each for five renowned Ghanaian highlife musicians.
The renowned hiplife musicians said to receive such an amount each every month are, AB Crentsil, Nana Kwame Ampadu, Jewel Ackah, Obuoba JA Adofo and CK Mann.
According to him, it was part of his package to the development of music in the country indicating that the five highlife musicians should not be allowed live in abject poverty.
He made this announcement at the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) Presidential Ball on Friday night.
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.