Female Gospel musicians in Ghana have formed an association, Gh Lady Minstrels Association to help develop the gospel musician industry.
The group was launched on May Day at Paloma Hotel at Spintex in Accra. During the launch of the event, executives of the newly formed union were announced to the members. PR for the association speaking to Zionfelix.net about the organisation said the group was formed last year. She added that Mary Ghansah who formed the association used to called female musicians to visit their colleagues when they were in crises so they thought it wise to form an organisation to help each other whenever they are trouble.
On the day of launch, the association made forms available for all members who were at the event to register since the group had never met after it was formed on Whatsapp in 2016. Constitution was also made available for members to know their dos and don’ts.
Below are the executives for the Gh Lady Minstrels Association.
Founder: Rev Dr. Mary Ghansah
President: Abena Ruthy – Recording artiste and Banker
Vice President: Ohemaa Mercy – Recording Artiste and Director of Royalty Music
Secretary: Mrs. Mercy Sackey – Recording Artiste and Worship Leader at Action Chapel
Treasurer: Minister Kekeli – Worship Leader at International Palace Chapel
Welfare: Cynthia Ofori-Asamoah – Marketer and a music minister
PRO: Dr. Patience Aseweh – Recording artiste and lecturer at University of Ghana Business School.
Counsellors: Mrs Diana Hopeson, Pastor Tina Techie-Menson, Pastor Helen Yawson and Madam Bernice Offei.
Some of the members Zionfelix.net saw included Gifty Osei, Nhyira Betty, Niella and many others.
Abena Ruthy, president of the association speaking at the launch pleaded with members to help sustain the group. She asked all were at the event to be watchdogs to help improve the lives of female gospel musicians and their ministries.
See photos from the launch of Gh Lady Minstrels Association below: