The General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress, NDC, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, has revealed that was into music promotion when he was in his youthful days.
Asiedu Nketia shared this secret whilst reacting to the death of Highlife legend, Nana Kwame Ampadu on Thursday in an interview on OKAY FM.
You would recall that the “Obra” hitmaker kicked the bucket on Tuesday, September 28, at the Legon Hospital in Accra where he was receiving treatment for an illness, according to several media reports. He passed on aged 76.
His death came as a shock to many industry people and fans.
The politician described the deceased as a pillar of Ghana music whose contributions to the industry cannot be underrated
He stated he worked closely with the deceased and had a relationship with him that dates back into the days.
“As a music promoter, I worked with Nana Amapdu, Alex Konadu, Adofo, and other highlife legends in the country before I even came into active politics,” he said.
He added that “Nana Ampadu also composed most of the NDC’s early campaign songs and our relationship continued even when he switched to NPP”