Controversial Hiplife artiste, Barima Sidney has indicated that he has featured President Mahamaon the prefix of UN-Weah Ebola Campaign theme song titled, ‘Ebola; Africa must stand and fight together’ recorded on the cover of Lionel Peterson’s ‘Peace’ song.
According to Sidney, although the prefix of the song is yet to be released, “I am seeking clearance from National security first to avoid any brouhaha besides, the outbreak of the deadly disease is worldwide, hence the need to as well create the awareness in my homeland.”
“The fact that since the beginning of the UN-Weah Project; all attempts to get the government’s support has proven futile even though I presented letters to the Communication and Foreign Ministries to support this good course and also, get the go-ahead to travel to Liberia for the video shoot to the Ebola campaign song;
I feel it is in the best interest of Ghanaians to be much-informed on the deadly Ebola virus,” he affirmed.
Meanwhile, Barima Sidney whose trip to Liberia to shoot the video to the Ebola campaign theme song on Sunday, August 31, 2014 was canceled; the video indeed is being shoot the technological way.
As noted by Mr George Oppong Weah while confirming the cancelation of the artiste’s trip, “with technology now, the major scenes which is to be shot in Liberia will be shoot and then the France-based production team would come to Ghana and shoot Sidney’s role in the video, have it edited perfectly, and then the video will be complete and aired.”
The video to the Ebola Campaign theme song which was declared to be shot technologically has indeed begun production as scenes to be shot by leading founder of the UN-Weah Project, Mr. George Oppong Weah and also, other scene locations in Liberia has been completed.
The France-production team is expected in Ghana in few weeks to shoot scenes involving the Ghanaian musician.