UWR: 3-Day Capacity Building Workshop For Musicians Ends


The National Youth Authority in collaboration with Plan International Ghana has held a three-day workshop for young, up and coming musicians in the upper west region to upgrade their skill to promote girls right.

The workshop which was held under the auspices of the Regional Youth Director, Archie Donkoh and supported by the Plan international Ghana and the Music Union of Ghana Upper West Region has its core activity centered on Rallying young musicians in the upper west region to promote girls right.

Archie Donkoh, the Director of the National Youth Authority, Upper west region  speaking to the media said the goal is to build the capacity of the artistes to assist improve their skills and deepen their understanding about the Girl Child, hence promoting their rights.

The workshop was held at Sem.B Lodge in the regional capital of the upper west region on the 24th to 26th November with musicians across all the districts of the upper west region captured to participate.

Haruna Abdul-Aziz Sungumo the regional Musiga Secretary told Harmattangh.com “The intensive educational programme, the first of its kind in upper west, provided the opportunity for Musicians to “understand and appreciate the process of telling our stories,” He added that the workshop was made possible through the combined efforts of the NYA, Plan international Ghana and Musiga UWR hence urged all the young and upcoming musicians who took part to make good use of the information gathered to improve their arts and continue to Promote the girl child right.

Some musicians who attended the work shop included Gamebwoy Waaluu, Shatta Bana, Stunner Gh Medra Gh, SM Ranking, Sparkling Eugenia, Hanny Berry, HarshBanny, Gilgeezy Di Youngsta, PY Joseph among other musicians from the length and breadth of the upper west region.

Speaking to a session of musicians and after expressing their sincere gratitude to the organizers, they pledged to do their best to promote the right of the girl child.

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