Ghana Actors Guild donates to sick and ageing veteran actors

King Brenya, Mr Kwaku Twumasi, Dora Kwarteng and Mary Afriyie Forson benefited from the benevolence.

Ghana Actors Guild donates to veteran actors

King Brenya who is still receiving treatment at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital  (KATH) D4 ward, couldn't control his emotions and burst into tears and thanked the guild for the profound gesture.

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Mr Kwaku Twumasi, Dora Kwarteng and Mary Afriyie Forson were also visited at their various residence.

Addressing the press, Kalsoum Sinare  Baffour, the welfare officer, stated that they seek to improve the livelihoods of actors in the country.

"We were sworn in on 29th April, 2017, and as the welfare officer, I have many ambitions to improve the livelihoods of the aged actors and actresses."

"We need to celebrate them because they have paid their dues in the movie industry," she added.

On their visit, they paid a courtesy call on the Chief Executive Officer of Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly Hon. Osei Asibey Antwi and the Regional Minister, but was warmly received by his deputy Hon. Elizabeth Agyemang popularly known as "The People's Mother" in his absence on an official duty in Accra.

Notable names that made it to the visit with the president are; Kalsoum Sinare  Baffour (welfare officer), Nii Attram (Welfare Secretary), Emmanel Ziggy (Gen. Secretary), Micky Osei Berko aka Master Richard (Re-branding), Oscar Provencal alias Inspector Bediako  (presidential spokes person), Joseph Ofei (President's assistant), Dzifa Agbetepey (president's personal assistant and welfare assistant), Bishop Bernard Nyarko (member), Bridget Serwaah Agyemang(member) and Doctor Owusu Akyeaw (member).

Photo credit: SeanCityGH

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