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I’m poised in making the creative arts sector more vibrant -Egyapa Mercer to Afronitaa


MP for Sekondi and representative of the president at the Ministry of Tourism, Arts, and Culture, Andrew Egyapa Mercer has expressed his keen interest in revitalizing the creative arts industry.

His commitment was highlighted during a meeting with Ghanaian dance sensation Danita Yeboah, also known as Afronitaaa, on May 10, 2024.

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Afronitaaa has gained renown as a professional dancer and content creator, with her recent viral performance alongside Abigail on Britain’s Got Talent (BGT) garnering national attention.

Mercer was particularly impressed by the artistic talent displayed by Afronitaaa, stating that he watched her performance multiple times and was compelled to personally congratulate her and her partner.

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He emphasized that their representation on the BGT stage elevated Ghana’s cultural presence globally.

In a statement relayed by the Press Secretary to the Minister-Designate, Shadrach Owusu, Mercer expressed optimism that such displays of Ghanaian talent could attract more international visitors interested in dance and performing arts.

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“Although the performance was at the auditions of BGT competition, the performance by Danita and Abigail raised the flag of Ghana high,”, Shadrach Owusu said.

He affirmed his dedication to providing increased government support and attention to the creative arts sector.

Mercer’s meeting with Afronitaaa underscored the significance of recognizing and fostering local artistic talent, with the MP commending her and Abigail for their outstanding performance and emphasizing its importance on both national and global stages.

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