PHOTOS: Midland Savings and Loans Presents Car Prize to 2014 VGMA New Artiste of the Year; Joey B‏

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Minister for Tourism, Culture & Creative Arts, Hon. Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare (Mrs) presenting the keys to Joey B

The Managing Director of Midland Savings and Loans, Mr. Michael Adjovu has presented a brand new Hyundai Elantra to Joey B (of Tonga fame), for winning the New Artist of the Year at this year’s Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA).

The car was part of Joey B’s prize package for winning New Artist of the Year at the VGMAs, which came off on May 3rd, 2014 at the Accra International Conference Centre.

A brief ceremony was held at the forecourt of Midland Head Office at East Legon.

Present at the ceremony, among others, were the Minister for Tourism, Culture & Creative Arts, Hon. Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare (Mrs), MUSIGA President, Obour, NiiAyite Hammond of Charterhouse, Samini, Tic Tac and MUSIGA Administrator, Daddy Bosco

Joey B was accompanied by members of his Black Avenue Music management and his family- grandmother, mother and sister.

“Sponsoring the car prize isa token of our love for Ghanaian music; and as part of our corporate social responsibility, we are committed to supporting this industry for a long time to come”, said Mr. Adjovu, who celebrates his birthday today.

Midland Savings & Loans Ltd have been working with the Musicians Union of Ghana on various projects for the past four years.

President Obour, who signed the MOU covering the car hand-oversaid: “The presentation of the car is to encourage young artistes to be more creative and also make the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards much more competitive thereby improving the general standards of our music”.

In his acceptance speech, Joey B thanked D-Black for putting him in the spotlight and also thanked MUSIGA for the gesture; specifically mentioning President Obour for steering his career with advices. He jokingly called Samini, a prophet, because Samini had told him not long ago, that he would be driving a very good car soon.

He dedicated the car to Castro saying, “I know we will see you again, whenever it will be”.

The event was organised for Midland/Musiga/Charterhouse by Showbiz Africa Ltd.

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OBOUR AND SISTER, PEARL

OBOUR AND SISTER, PEARL

Nii Ayite Hammond
Presentation
Obour signs MOU
Obour and Joey B's mum
Obour
Samini
Minister for Tourism
Midland Management member
Michael Adjovu's birthday cake
Michael Adjovu 2
Michael Adjovu
Media
Joey B's family
Joey B 2
Joey B
Hyundai Elantra car Prize
High table
Group pix
Daddy Bosco and Nii Ayite Hammond
Audience

 

 

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