Presidency Had No Knowledge Of Meek Mill’s Music Video Recording – Ahiagbah
The Director of Communications for the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Richard Ahiagbah has stated American rapper, Meek Mill didn’t search permission earlier than recording his music video on the Jubilee House in Accra.
His feedback come on the again of big backlash from the Ghanaian public on a teaser of the music video launched by the American rapper shifting across the Jubilee House together with his crew from the frontage to the convention corridor and different seating areas.
There has been public angst after Meek Mill launched parts of the video by way of Instagram reel.
The rapper was later seen standing in entrance of the lectern largely utilized by the President throughout his addresses.
However, in a tweet on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, the previous Deputy Director of Research on the Presidency said that the seat of presidency had no information of the musician’s actions.
“Meek Mill music’s video was not sanctioned by the Presidency. Its permission was not sought whatsoever for the use of the video.
“The musician has realized his indiscretion, apologized and taken down the video,” Mr. Ahiagbah said.
Meanwhile, a safety analyst, Dr. Adam Bonaa says American rapper, Meek Mill’s music video at Ghana’s seat of Government, Jubilee House constitutes a serious safety breach.
Commenting on the matter on the Morning Starr with Naa Dedei Tettey on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, Dr. Bonaa indicated that underneath no circumstance ought to the safety on the Presidency have allowed the rapper to do what he did.
“When I saw the video what came to mind first is that this is a major security breach. I saw it as a major security breach without asking any questions because the seat of government on paper is where the President and his family are supposed to reside.
“On paper, it is where the President, Vice President by and large, and his cabinet if you check the Constitution are supposed to usually have their meetings. So it is a premise that is highly protected, it is supposed to be the most protected facility in this country,” Mr. Bonaa said.