Popular songstress Belinda Nana Ekua Amoah, popularly known by Ghanaians as Mzbel, has stated that that she never took any money from former president John Mahama in return for campaigning for the National Democratic Congress (NDC).
Speaking in an interview, the popular artist told Hitz FM's MzGee that she has never received money from Ghana's immediately former head of state for campaigning for the main opposition party, even though popular rumors and speculations would allege otherwise.
According to Mzbel, the only payment she received from the NDC was for work that she had done for the opposition party. She related that, unlike some rumors suggest, she bought her down vehicle, and that she composed a song for the main opposition party and she was paid for her work.
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"I was contracted by the late Mr David Lamptey, who unfortunately passed on before I could show him the song. I submitted my song to the party office, they loved it, made me change a few things in the song and they paid me,” she told MzGee.
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Mzbel has come under heavy criticism from sections of the Ghanaian public for her overt support for the NDC party. This to the extent that NPP (New Patriotic Party) supporters besieged her home after last year's December elections demanding her to come out and apologize to then President Elect Nana Akufo Addo for comments she made during the political campaign season.
“Truthfully, I am an NDC supporter. I grew up in James Town and most of the people there support the party…I love the party and I am comfortable with it,” she stated.
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