The Board Chairman of Ghana Music Rights Organization (GHAMRO), Rex Owusu Marfo aka Rex Omar and twelve (12) other executives have been officially sworn into office for the next four years.
A senior State Attorney, Dorothy Habadah representing the Attorney General presided over the swearing in ceremony during the 2nd Annual General Meeting of GHAMRO.
Some of the Board members that were sworn in include Ahmed Banda, first vice chairman, Mrs Diana Hopeson, second vice chairperson, Nana Tuffour, Tic Tac, Augustina Addison, Bice Osei Kuffour, Oheneba Kissi and Bessa Simons representing Composers on the board.
Mr Benjamin Mensah (Big Ben), Ernest Akwasi Anim, Seth Kwaku Amponsah and Rev Francis Boahen represents Publishers on the board.
Rex Omar in his acceptance speech thanked the members for voting the new executives into office. He said the certificate of Approval for Collective Management Organization for (GHAMRO) has been approved by the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Hon. Gloria Akufo.
He promised the musicians that the next four years of their tenure in officer will see an improvement stakeholders royalties. He also called for a good welfare for the musicians and hopefully a private insurer and GHAMRO will increase the money paid when a member passed away.