Lumba named music Ambassador
Accra (Greater Accra), 3rd June 99 -
Ghanaian hi-life star, Charles Kojo Fosu (Daddy Lumba), has been named Ghana's Olympic Music Ambassador for 1999 by the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC).
A statement issued and signed by the first Vice-President of GOC, Mr Frank Appiah, said Lumba, the first recipient of the award, will be decorated at the Maiden Olympic Banquet slated for the Banquet Hall, State House, on Friday, June 25.
Other eminent persons who have supported the Olympic movement in Ghana as well as past medal winners at the previous Olympic and Commonwealth games will also be decorated.
They include Mr Justice D.F. Annan, Speaker of Parliament and Mr Kofi Badu, Managing Director of Graphic Company.
The statement said the awards night would be used to raise fund to support Ghanaian contingents at this year's All-Africa Games in South Africa and the 2000 Sydney Olympic games.