The Ghana Music Rights Organization (GHAMRO) has sworn in new board members, according to the information reaching African Entertainment. They were officially sworn into office to manage the affairs of rights owner for the next four years with Rex Omar and twelve others going to steer the ship. Thousands of musicians across the country assembled at the Great Hall of KNUST to participate in the 2nd AGM of the Association.
Rex Omar in his acceptance promised the musicians that the next four years of their tenure in office will see an improvement in royalties. He also called for a good welfare for the musicians and introduced an insurance policy by Metropolitan Insurance which was unanimously accepted by the right owners.
GHAMRO established under Copyright Act 690 of 2005 and regulated by Legislative Instrument 1962 of 2010, is the only organization mandated by the Attorney General and Ministry of Justice to license, collect and distribute royalties on behalf of music right holders in Ghana.