Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Catherine Afeku has lauded Shatta Wale for his “Ghana is A Village” statement, indicating, it is a wake-up call to Ghanaians living abroad to help develop Ghana.

Shatta Wale came under fierce criticism from entertainment persons and Ghanaians when he described Ghana as a village during his performance at the Reign Album tour concert at the Indigo O2 Arena in London-UK.

In an interview with Andy Dosty on Daybreak Hitz, Honorable Minister Afeku stated that, Shatta Wale’s statement was a call to duty to Ghanaians living abroad to come home and transform the country positively.

According to her, Shatta Wale was using his platform in requesting for collaboration and also championing the course in nation building. The reason is that, there are lots of sucessful Ghanaians living in United Kingdom who can make Ghana a comfortable place to live.

“Shatta Wale was not denigrating Ghana but it was a call to action for them to take up the mandate in replicating their comfortable environment in UK also in Ghana,” she emphasized

Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture Hon Catherine Afeku further urged the Ghanaian diaspora to respond to Shatta Wale’s call in nation building.


Gerrard Israel |

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