Rawlings pledges support for "SP Kofi Sarpong concert"
| Updated May 19, 2017 at 11:00am
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has commended Gospel musician, SP Kofi Sarpong, and his management for the initiative and pledged to make time to attend his upcoming live concert schedule for May 28 at the National Theatre, in Accra.
Mr. Rawlings made the promise when the Gospel musician, together with his management, Media Excel, paid a courtesy call on him at his Ridge residence.
Mr. Rawlings also advised musicians to use their talents and music to change society from poverty.
He further revealed that he would want to use his experience to write music for the people of Ghana.
His visit to the former president was to invite the former President to attend the concert.
They presented to him tickets to the concert and a portrait of SP Kofi Sarpong.
They also used the opportunity to inform the former President that proceeds from the concert will help register 5000 children on to National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and if possible also register mothers of the children.
According to the Chief Executive Officer of Media Excel and the manager of SP Kofi Sarpong, Kwesi Ernest Ennin, the proceeds of the concert will be used to cater for the underprivileged in society.
“SP Kofi Sarpong Live In Concert” is the maiden gospel concert of the artiste which features other gospel artistes such as Gifty Osei, Nacee, Abena Ruthy, Joyce Blessing, Ceccy Twum, Francis Amoo, Willie ‘n’ Mike, Koda, Ohemaa Mercy, Uncle Atto, Kingzkid, among others.
They presented to him with tickets to the concert and a portrait of SP Kofi Sarpong.