Ghanaian veteran actress, Maame Dokono known in real life as Grace Omaboe in a recent interview with Mikky Osei Berko on the ‘After Hours’ Show on TV3 stated that she groomed Shatta Wale, Asamoah Gyan and his brother Baffour Gyan through her show, ‘By The Fireside’ in the 90’s.
But Shatta Wale has debunked the claim by Maame Dokono, Shatta Wale says it is not true that he was the gong-gong beater in a play on ‘By The Fireside’ show.
Grace Omaboe said, “Shatta Wale was beating the gong-gong on By The FireSide.”
A Facebook post by the controversial artiste, Shatta Wale on March 25, 2016, debunks the claim by Maame Dokono that Shatta Wale was the gong-gong player on the ‘By The Fireside’ television programme.
In the post, Shatta Wale disclosed that Maame Dokono never gave him a role to play on the show all because he wasn’t fluent in the Twi language.
Shatta Wale’s post reads:
“You wanted me to play a role in your by the fireside series as a gong gong beater.In fact I trust if my TWI was good at that time i would hv been in it but u said one thing which touched my heart at that tender age that “wow boy, you are very good and will go far just learn the twi for me ok”.