A statement signed and dated, Monday, September 10, 2018 by the conveners of FOCAP, Kojo Preko Dankwa, Mel Kwesi Davis and Enoch Agyapong is calling on the President, Nana Akkufo-Addo to sack the Deputy Minster of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Dr Ziblim
According to the statement, Foundation of Concerned Arts Professionals (FOCAP) is deeply worried and saddened by the various comments made by the Deputy Minister of Tourism Arts and Culture, Dr Ziblim on the recent series of interviews granted to media houses on the state of the Arts Industry
The Deputy Minister in an interview is quoted to have made a shocking revelation that 60% percent of the works on the refurbishment of the Koforidua Cultural Centre has been achieved ahead of the National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFAC) in November 2018. Research findings indicate that this is not factual and an inaccurate report by the Minister.
“The project per our research has not seen any percentage of works at all and it is not likely to be completed before NAFAC”, FOCAP revealed
Read full statement below: