Ghanaian music duo, Keche, on Monday October 24 made an outstanding performance in Monrovia, Liberia during this year’s UN Peace Festival in Liberia.
They had honored an invitation by the Government of Liberia in collaboration with the Liberia Crusaders For Peace (LCP) Ambassador Juli Endee to be part of the program ahead of the country’s general election in 2017. Keche has been Global Ambassadors for Peace since 2011, a title conferred on them by the president of Liberia, Her Excellency Johnson Sir-leaf and songs by the group also being very popular in the country made them suitable for the event.
Themed, “Kukatornon”or “ We are one” the program had artistes also from Guinea, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Liberia, and Congo converge in the ATS Sports Stadium, the venue of the program, to entertain nationals of Liberia and also send peace messages across, towards the forthcoming election in Liberia.
It was chaired by the Vice President of Liberia, Joseph Boakaiin and had in attendance United Nation Ambassador, Marjon V. Kamara, house of chiefs, religious leaders, other ambassadors of states, political party leaders, ministers of state, market women, transport union, and media houses. It has been described as a memorable one considering great performances from Keche and his colleague artistes from the other countries and inspiring speeches by dignitaries.
After the event, Keche and his other colleague artistes from the neighboring countries were honoured with gifts as they met the Minister of information, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Lenn Eugene Nagbe, at his office on Tuesday, 25th October. The minister commended their support for peace in Liberia.
Best known for such songs as Pressure, Slow Motion, Sokode, Aluguntugui, Diabetes and many more, Keche (Andrew Kofi Cudjoe and Joshua Kojo Ampah) have steadily become a household name in Ghana since bursting into the scenes in 2008,releasing constantly successful commercial tunes and being associated with esteemed colleagues as E. L, Bisa KDei and Edem. The sky seems like the beginning to them.
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