New recruits have been recorded to the Shatta movement as according to recent reports, British High Commissioner to Ghana, Jon Benjamin has joined Shatta Wale’s Shatta Movement.
The commissioner known to be a lively personality who loves the entertainment community, has joined the acclaimed dance hall commando’s committee of friends. Together, he Shatta Wale and members of his management team paid a courtesy call on the British High Commissioner to Ghana, Jon Benjamin, at his office in Accra on February 17.
The spokesperson for the Shatta movement, Chris Koney posted on his Facebook wall on Wednesday, pictures in which Shatta posed with the Commissioner.
“Meet the new member of Shatta Movement, Shatta JB (UK High Commissioner to Ghana, Jon Benjamin),” he had posted
It was also gathered that Shatta presented a branded Shatta Movement T-Shirt, a customised Shatta JB shirt and copies of a compilation of his songs on a compact disc to Jon Benjamin. This was also seen in some photos shared online
It is believed that the meeting would among others strengthen the relationship between the Commissioner and the entertainment industry.
The Shatta movement are said to have welcomed the commissioner as they had replied ‘welcome’ to Chris Koney’s pictures.
Some members of the Movement including Chris Koney, who is responsible for Public Relations, Charles Nii Armah Mensah Snr (Shatta Wale’s father), Julio Cyriaano Olympio, Personal and Business Manager, Cecil Cofie, Personal Assistant and Adelaide Sarpong, Administrative Secretary of Shatta Movement, were all present at the meeting with the Commissioner.
The Commissioner’s ‘recruitment’ into the Shatta Movement will of course increase the artiste’s supporters and would also place him on a high pedestal among his counterparts