Bessa Simmons served as Vice President below Bice Osei Kuffour’s 8-12 months tenure as President.
Bessa Simons, veteran musician and an aspiring President of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), has mentioned the introduction of pension strategies for musicians will help safe their future fiscally.
The celebrated musician was perturbed about the plight of some retired musicians who are battling to make ends meet and emphasised the urgent have to have for the introduction of this plan for all musicians.
”It is critical we get musicians to be fascinated in pension. This has been a large challenge for nearby musicians, for the reason that they will not consider in contributing in direction of their long term,” Bessa claimed.
Bessa also envisaged a much better long run for Ghanaian music as he seeks to have interaction the young technology in the adaption of this idea which he considered would make a massive variance.
”What would be the long term of youthful musicians when they do not think in pension since the current predicament of our previous musicians is pretty appalling,” Bessa said.
Bessa, who served as Vice President less than Bice Osei Kuffour’s 8-yr tenure as President, was hoping to assume the major mantle of MUSIGA with elections set for June 26, 2019, with the likes of Ras Caleb Appiah, Gyedu Blay Ambolley and Appiah Dankwah, all vying for the Presidency.