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I Will Fully Accept Any Political Appointments From The Presidents-Philipa Baafi Throws Out.

‘Go high’ hitmaker and gospel music iconic figure, Philipa
Baafi has revealed her readiness and willingness to serve in the
administration of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo if she’s

Contrary to popular belief that gospel artistes and musicians in
general must refrain from political activities, she said if given a
political task she’ll accept it wholeheartedly.

In an exclusive interview with Amansan Krakye on GBC Radio Central in Cape Coast monitored by, Philipa Baafi said that being given the opportunity to serve mankind only gives glory to God.

She remarked “I will never say never. Imagine if someone should call
on me to serve mankind why won’t I, even though God hasn’t revealed to
me yet. But anything that will bring progress and honour to the name of
God, that will bring development to Ghana and improve the lives of many
people if I’m called I will gladly do it because I’m a citizen of this

“Whilst I continue to be a citizen of this country I will accept any
tasks assigned to me wholeheartedly. It’s like being in a school and
you’ve been chosen to be the class prefect, you have to do it because
those who chose you know that you can do it.

“So if I’m called to be given a political appointment I won’t refuse
on the basis that I’m a gospel artiste. When we talk about leadership it
is not about riding in big vehicles, it is service to mankind and your

“I will gladly do it because at the end of the day God will be
praised and people will also say that when I came into this world I
fully accomplished the task I was given. It is a good step and when it
comes I will do it with all my might”.

It is important to note that in the lead up to the 2008 general
elections, Philipa Baafi’s song ‘Go high’ was used by the then
presidential candidate, Nana Akufo Addo as his campaign song.

Source: Krakye/2020

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