Self-acclaimed dancehall King, Charles Nii Armah Mensah, aka Shatta Wale has fired shots at Ghanaian artistes wanting to meet President Akufo-Addo.
According to Wale, artistes pushing all mountains with their aim of getting the president's attention are dumb.
The ‘Kakai’ hitmaker speaking on Accra-based Kasapa FM, fired that some of his desperate colleagues are making it look as if the president doesn’t have any work to do.
Shatta Wale’s comments come after Stonebwoy, Samini, and other top Ghanaian artistes sent messages across social media seeking an invitation from the president.
“That’s so dumb… Don’t see the President as someone who has nothing doing. Maybe he had time for me so don’t put that pressure on him that he should also invite you. You’re nobody to the president and I’m also nobody to the president,” Shatta said in an interview.
Shatta disclosed that, the official arrangement to meet the president was well documented and executed by the Chief Executive of EIB Group, Nathan Kwabena Adisi aka Bola Ray.
“Some people criticized the president for replying to my message in pidgin language but I found nothing wrong with that. The day the president replied my tweet on my birthday, I was really surprised, I said to myself that wow this man is really good and knows what he’s about", he said.
The SM boss added that, “I quickly called Bola Ray to help me with the documentation to visit the Flagstaff House. I told Bola that this is too big because I’m not good with documentation. God being so good we visited H.E. Nana Addo. The president knows that Bola Ray is instrumental when it comes to Ghanaian music.”
President Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, October 17 tweeted to wish Shatta Wale a happy birthday in Pidgin English and invited him to the presidency.
He also presented a gift to the musician when he visited the seat of government on Wednesday.
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