Speaking at the anniversary concert, President Akufo-Addo said he has been enjoying the choir since he was introduced to them by the late vice president Kow Nkensen Arkaah 27 years ago.
He said, “I congratulate each and every one of them for this wonderful music they have given us all these years. They are part of the reason I continue to have a strong belief in the country”.
The President also commended the patrons and board of directors of the choir for their significant role in youth development in Winneba and it’s surrounding towns through singing.
Mr. Edusei Derkyi, the Board Chairman of WYC said, the success of the choir was achieved through a clear vision and selfless dedication by its choirmaster and members.
“This is a successful and exemplary initiative by our youth that has spiralled into a national youth choir ministry and industry, providing fruitful engagement of time and employment to our youth,” he added.
Mr. Derkyi said the event marked the beginning of a year-long commemorative program of which they would hold concerts in selected regions of the country and there would be an enhanced version of the annual “Peace On Earth” concert in December 2019.
Mr. John Arthur -Yamoah the founding conductor and choirmaster of WYC, thanked the patrons and board of directors for their support and encouragement.