Multiple awards wining TV personality, Nana Aba Anamoah has finally responded to the break in transmission of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.
The event, successfully came off on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the Accra International Conference Centre.
However, there was a sudden break in transmission which lasted for some seconds before rectified by Media General, (TV3).
when Nana Aba Anamoah of Gh One TV was on stage to present an award in the company of Trace Africa’s Manager.
Incidentally, this when Nana Aba Anamoah of GhOne TV was on stage to present an award in the company of Trace Africa’s Manager.
Nana Aba, before announcing the nominees in the category she was about to present the award took the opportunity to ask a question. Her question was directed to the Trace Africa’s Manager. She wanted to find out why Ghanaian artistes are not given space on their platform to shine.
However, there was a break in transmission before he could answer the question. This caused uproar on social media.
It was interpreted as an intentional act by TV3, the official television partners for the event. This according to many was to prevent Nana Aba, who is a former employee of the Television station from taking the shine of the day.
Management of the television network has rendered an official apology for the hitch. Notwithstanding, a cross-section of Ghanaians took to social media to condemn the act.
Nana Aba has finally broken her silence on the issue in a series of tweets.
Responding to the challenge, Nana Aba noted that there was an urgent need to create the opportunity for rising Ghanaian musicians to shine.
She further called on Ghanaians to channel their energy in getting the International television networks to feature Ghanaian music videos on their networks.
According to her, the successful VGMA is an indication that music in Ghana has matured and needs the necessary attention.
Noting that she “only noticed the ‘shove’ when the video was circulated.”
Nana Aba expressed her appreciation for the concern of well-wishers who were not enthused by the incident.
Read Nana Aba’s post;
She said “I’m greatly concerned about the inadequate airtime given to Ghanaian musicians who work tirelessly to entertain music lovers. I appreciate @tracenaija’s commitment to change the narrative.
The success of this year’s VGMA is a testimony to the seriousness of the Ghanaian music industry.
I only noticed the ‘shove’ when the video was circulated.
I deeply appreciate the concern of well wishers who weren’t enthused by it. I’m confident that the public uproar has sufficiently dealt with the matter.
Let us now channel our energies into prevailing upon @tracenaija to do right by Ghanaian musicians. By giving them the airtime they have earned just as they do for others. Thank you.”