Accra To London By Road: Lydia Forson Shares Her Opinion On Ghanaian Business' Attitude To Sponsorship

Accra To London By Road: Lydia Forson Shares Her Opinion On Ghanaian Business' Attitude To Sponsorship

  • Outspoken actress Lydia Forson had a few things to say after listening to the CEO of Kantanka explaining why he did not partner with Wanderlust Ghana
  • Kwadwo Safo Kantanka revealed in an interview that contrary to what the Accra to London team said, he was not contacted by anybody
  • Many people have shared their views on the he-said-she-said situation, including Lydia Forson

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Ghanaian actress Lydia Forson has highlighted the state of local business' interest in sponsorships after listening to the CEO of Kantanka's excuses for not joining the historic trip.

According to the actress, who commented on the interview, getting support from organisations for projects is challenging.

She noted that people only want to be associated with the success part rather than the risk-prone side.

Accra To London By Road: Lydia Forson Shares Her Opinion On Ghanaian Businesses Attitude To Sponsorship
A photo collage of Lydia Forson, Kantanka Jnr and Wanderlust Ghana convoy Image credit: @lydiaforson @kwadwosafo_jnr @Wanderlust Ghana
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Lydia Forson commented on TV3's interview with Nana Kwadwo Safo Kantanka, shared on Berla Mundi's Instagram page.

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She wrote, "This aside, the truth is getting funding or support for anything in Ghana is almost impossible. You have to prove that you can, and then everyone will jump on the bandwagon and want to associate with its success. This cuts across the board as we're unwilling to take risks."

Click here to watch Kwadwo Safo Kantanka's interview.

Peeps react to Lydia Forson's take on the Accra-to-London team-Kantanka saga

Many people on Instagram agreed with Lydia Forson's take. Some even accused Kantanka's CEO that he was lying about Wanderlust Ghana not reaching out to him.

bengroovesgh commented:

@lydiaforson I totally agree. Until you can do it, you won’t get the support.

kensmi_gh commented:

@lydiaforson this matter. I find it very worrying that we just can’t support ppls’ dreams.

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mc_ignatius commented:

@lydiaforson thank you. Tell them they always want to attach dem self to when u win.

lemondegh commented:

@lydiaforson yes Is true ... until you have made it on your own no one really cares. There are big companies in this country that can support our music, movies, and creative art industry but they are all mute, and all this sectors is crawling. The Nigerians are big because they push big budgets into dreams

Accra to London team's mechanic speaks on preparing the car before the trip

In other news, YEN.com.gh discussed with Richard Opoku, the official mechanic for Kwabena Peprah, mastermind of the Accra-to-London trip.

According to him, he was shocked the first time he was informed about the group's intentions. He said he couldn't believe they wanted to drive from Accra to London.

Richard Opoku disclosed that he could also get the cars in top condition once they brought the requested parts.

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He also mentioned that he was supposed to join the team on the epic trip but didn't have a passport to process his travel documents.

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Grace Afua Somuah-Annan (Deputy HOD Entertainment) Grace Somuah-Annan is the Deputy HOD of the entertainment desk at YEN with over five years of experience in digital media. She graduated from the Ghana Institute of Journalism (2018) with a bachelor's in Communications (Public Relations). Grace Afua started her professional career as a writer at Pulse Ghana, and editorial assistant at Media General's 3news.com. Email: grace.somuah-annan@yen.com.gh

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