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Ask Asamoah Gyan and Shatta Wale, I helped them- Maame Dokono reveals

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Grace Omaboe, aka Maame Dokono, a veteran Ghanaian actress, has cited famed Ghanaian player Asamoah Gyan as one of the numerous Ghanaians who have profited from her extensive acting career.

Maame Dokono said on Happy FM that her generosity stretched beyond the entertainment industry, benefiting certain Ghanaians in the corporate and medical spheres as well.

Maame Dokono mentioned Asamoah Gyan and Shatta Wale as two of the persons she assisted during her career, but she did not elaborate.

“I assisted many individuals in this nation. Asamoah Gyan and Shatta Wale are two of the people I assisted. Shatta Wale passed through my hands at some point. Bankers and physicians were among those I assisted. “I did that because I do not want to see people suffer,” she explained.

In a 2018 interview with TV3, Maame Dokono explained how she helped Shatta Wale’s creative career take off.

She stated in the interview that she mentored Shatta Wale and Asamoah Gyan by providing them opportunities on the then-popular show By The Fireside.

“Shatta Wale was a gong-gong beater in By the Fireside… he’s one of the numerous persons I have helped,” she went on to say.

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