Ghanaian music maker Mark Okraku-Mantey has been designated by the President, Nana Akufo-Addo, for the situation of the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture. At the point when endorsed by Parliament, he will nominate Awal Mohammed, the considerable Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture. Imprint Okraku-Mantey, who is the interval President of the Creative Arts Agency, is additionally the Head of the Program at Hitz FM.
Imprint Okraku Mantey began music creation in 1996 as the Chief Executive Officer of Slip Music. He worked with craftsmen like Kojo Ashakan, Felix Bell, Ohene Kissi, Lord Kenya, Daasebre Gyamena, Adane Best, Akyeame, Okuraseni Samuel, Bless, and Kumi Guitar. Others incorporate Nana Yaw Asare, Jamson, Kudjo Sasu, and Nana Quame, Swazzy B. Joe Frazier, among others.
Imprint’s affection for expressions of the human experience goes past music. At a time, he was the leading maker of ‘Efiewura’ a satire arrangement that is circulated on TV3. He has additionally been associated with getting sorted out the absolute greatest occasions that the nation has at any point seen.
For as long as years, Okraku-Mantey has been effectively associated with legislative issues, after straightforwardly pronouncing his help for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and advocating inventive expressions exercises through the Creative Arts for Change, a gathering of NPP creatives that mobilized behind the gathering.
In 2017, when the New Patriotic Party accepted force, he was selected as the President of the Creative Arts Council, a foundation that was instrumental in the section of the Creative Arts Bill. Upon their re-appointment for their second term in office, a few groups in the inventive expressions industry mooted that an expressions slanted individual is made (at any rate) a Deputy Minister of the area.
A few names that surfaced separated from Mark Okraku Mantey for the position were Bice ‘Obour’ Osei Kuffour – previous President of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) and 2020 NPP parliamentary applicant at the Asante Akyem South body electorate, Akwasi Agyemang – Chief Executive Office of the Ghana Tourism Authority and Juliet Asante – Filmmaker and Executive Secretary of the National Film Authority.
Others were Kojo Frimpong – broadcast columnist, Kwabena Okyere Darko – Member of Parliament for the Takoradi supporters and James Korsah Brown – ability director and 2020 NPP parliamentary applicant for Mfantseman Constituency.
A great deal of creatives have rested such a lot of expectation in their own standing firm on in any event the Deputy Minister situation. For the greater part of them, somebody from the business would help project the innovative area of the Ministry which has for as long as years not got sufficient push and consideration.
With Mark as the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, he will be required to ensure that a great deal (if not the entirety) of the statement guarantees made by the New Patriotic Party for the imaginative business be satisfied.
He is additionally expected to help make expressions of the human experience highlight noticeably in the plan of things to the extent exercises of the Ministry, Arts and Culture, is concerned.