Organizer of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards ‘Charterhouse’, today released a statement announcing the postponement of this year’s Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Nominees Jam initially scheduled for 4th April in Koforidua. The communiqué stated that the decision was due to the recent confirmation of the presence of the Coronavirus in Ghana and also the directive from the Presidency on the limitations on social gatherings of large numbers. The statement was signed by the Head of Public Events and Communications of Charterhouse Robert Klah.
The Vodafone Ghana Music Awards is one of the most patronized events in Ghana. It is for this reason that the organizer ‘Charterhouse’, have deemed it necessary to postpone this year’s V.G.M.A Nominees Jam which is in line with the celebration as large crowds can facilitate the spread of the Coronavirus. A statement from ‘Charterhouse’ was released today to officially call off the event. “The Management of Charterhouse, the Board of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards and Vodafone, regret to announce the postponement of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Nominees Jam, originally scheduled to come off at the Jackson Park, Koforidua, on the 4th of April, 2020. This has become necessary due to the recently confirmed ‘COVID – 19’ cases in Ghana, and the National Directives on Public Gathering. Any inconvenience caused is deeply regretted. We would like to use this opportunity to remind the public to follow the preventive measures issued by the Ghana Health Service, and comply with Government’s recent directives on public gatherings; which are aimed at preventing the spread of the virus”, the statement read.
V.G.M.A Nominees Jam has always attracted very large crowds and last
year, the event hosted thousands of music lovers at the Independence
Square in Accra. The V.G.M.A is Ghana’s biggest entertainment event and
is broadcast across the entire African continent.
By Jerry Wonder