The President of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), Bice Osei Kuffour, and the CEO of the Excellence in Broadcasting (EiB) Network, Nathaniel Kwabena Anokye Adisi, are just two of numerous prominent personalities named as Made in Ghana (MiG) Ambassadors.
The MiG drive is a new initiative of the Ministry of Trade and Industry aimed at increasing the production and consumption of quality Made in Ghana goods and products to revive local industry and drive up the stability of the economy.
At the launch of the policy initiative at the Conference Centre in Accra Monday, Bola Ray and Obour were named as just two of the myriad chosen ambassadors which also include Anopa Kasapa host Fiifi Banson, Citi FM’s Bernard Avle, the MD for the Graphic Communications Group, Ken Ashiegbe and gospel musician Emelia Arthur.
They, alongside other ambassadors, would be expected to help promote and normalise the use of local products, with many chosen fields including Poultry, Textiles and Garments, Cement, Furniture, Pharmaceutical, Rice, and Cosmetic – expected to receive a boost based on the work on the ambassadors.
Other inaugurated ambassadors, on a sector by sector basis, are listed below…
Entrepreneurs and Industrialist
Dr. Papa Kwasi Nduom
Trade Union Congress Kofi Asamoah
Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Nana Dr. Appiagyei Dankawoso
Christian Council of Ghana Rev. Dr. Kwabena Opuni Frimpong
Association of Ghana Industry
James Asare Agyei
Ghana Medical Association Dr. Frank Serebour
Ghana Union of Traders Association
Barima Dr. Ofori Ameyaw (George Ofori)
National Association of Graduate Teachers Christian Addai Poku
Hospitality Raja Owusu Ansah
University Teachers Association
Ghana Institute of Surveyors Obeng Ayeribi
Grace Amey- Obeng – FC Beauty
Papa Dankwa Arkhurst