The one week celebration of female dancehall artiste, Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng also known as Ebony Reigns was marked today [Sunday] at the St. Martin De Porres school here in Accra.
The location was flooded with Ministers of State, Musicians, Actors and Actresses, Family and Friends.
Tourism Minister, Catherine Afeku, in her speech at the described the death of Ebony Reigns, as a great loss to the Creative Arts Industry.
According to her, Ebony was doing very well to lift the image of the Creative Arts industry very high until her sudden demise, which she noted, is a big blow to the showbiz fraternity.
Ebony Reigns lost her life in a tragic car accident on Thursday, February 8, 2018, on the Sunyani-Kumasi road when returning to Accra after visiting her mother.
The ‘sponsor’ hit maker died alongside two others, a close friend and a military officer who according to her father was her bodyguard.
Karpowership Ghana Company Limited (a floating power plant) currently based in Tema will by the second quarter of the year relocate its 470MW Karadeniz Powership Osman Khan to the Sekondi Naval Base in the Western Region.
The relocation is in line with government’s plans to ensure full utilization of gas resources from the Western enclave of the country.
The Corporate Communication Specialist, Sandra Amarquaye, who briefed the media in Takoradi, said in view of the intended relocation, the company has held a series of stakeholder engagements with various community groups within the Sekondi and Takoradi Metropolis.
The engagement sessions, she said, is in line with Karpowership principle of having transparent, trustworthy and sustainable relationship with its stakeholders.
Ms. Amarquaye said it is also to sensitize stakeholders in the area about the operations of Karpowership and its contribution to communities, adding “ the engagement is to ensure our new stakeholders understand our business and how we operate, at Karpowership, we value our relationship with our local stakeholders”.
She said the stakeholder engagement sessions enabled the company to interact with the Sekondi and Essikado Traditional councils, the inshore fishing association, fish traders and processors association, fishmongers and the media.
Ms. Amarquaye said the arrival of company two years ago, it has engaged in some major projects such as providing bursary for brilliant but needy students, adopting and fully furnishing an ultra-modern computer laboratory as well as providing storage water tanks to schools, hospitals, police stations and fisher folks within the Tema Manhean community.
Ms. Amarquaye said as a strategic partner, Karpowership was committed to Ghana’s development and would continue to provide all Ghanaians reliable and affordable electricity.
For his part, the Acting President of the Sekondi House of Chiefs, Nana Kwesi Badu II, lauded Karpowership for the engagement, stressing that Karpowership efforts at contributing to sustainable power supply in the country was well appreciated’.
“In fact, Karpowership has done well by coming to our home to tell us about the Powership, we will tell the members of the community about the Powership and hope that you will keep us informed about all you do”.
Karpowership is the only owner, operator and builder of the first Powership (floating Power Plant) fleet in the world.
Currently, the company has over 2500 employees, owns and operates 15 Powerships with an installed capacity of 3 GW and 5 GW Powership under construction.
Karpowership is operational in Ghana, Indonesia, Lebanon, and Zambia via Mozambique.