Entertainment of Monday, 30 January 2017
President of the Musician Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), Bice Osei Kuffour popularly known as Obour has said the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards bribery allegations will be investigated.
He stated that the bribery claims by the spokesperson of the award scheme, George Quaye is a serious indictment on the MUSIGA hence the institution cannot allow it to be swept under the carpet.
Speaking to host of Kasapa Entertainment on Kasapa 102.5FM, Kojo Preko Dankwa, Obour disclosed that after the investigations are done, any culprit found culpable of the bribery allegations will consequently be sanctioned accordingly by the association.
He therefore described George Quaye’s bribery comment as unfortunate and unlikely since the credibility of the Board members, institutions who partnered the scheme and organisers of the biggest, most anticipated, most patronised and most significant entertainment event on the Ghanaian Social calendar is as stake.
“These allegations need to be substantiated to know the truth and if it’s true that some Musicians are found guilty in that regard then the best sanction will be meted out to them. If George Quaye can’t provide the evidence then he will also face sanctions.”
George Quaye, head of Communications for Charter House, the organizers of Ghana Music Awards was reported to have said on the popular Entertainment Television show, ‘Pundits’ that the most offers of bribe that come to him as an Executive of the VGMA scheme are from gospel artists.
Days after the alleged bribery scandal went viral, Quaye took a u-turn to apologise. He added that his motive for expressing regret for his derogatory comments was because he wasn’t ready to mention those artistes involve in the scandalous acts.