“I Disassociate Myself From Gollywood, I Don't Support It" — Actress Akorfa Edjeani

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Looks like all the veteran actors and actresses are totally against the new name given to the Ghana Movies industry (Gollywood) which is said to have been suggested by the President of the Republic, Nana Akufo Addo.
Another veteran actress, Akorfa Edjeani has also spoken against the renaming and has disassociated herself from the new name (Gollywood).

She disclosed this in an interview on News-One after the new name was announced. According to her, the president of the Film Association of Ghana did not plan with the industry stakeholders before coming up with the name.

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“I am disassociating myself from the name. He has not consulted any industry player. Nobody has agreed on that thing. He is behaving as if he is the president or leader of everyone in the industry. He is the president of his association and not all associations in the industry,” she said.

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“If you talk to other stakeholders they will tell you that nobody has given their consent to the name. I wanted to put it on record that I am not part of the naming. People are thinking that it’s the entire industry that has agreed but that is not the case,” Akorfa fumed!

Nana Asempa

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