Famous Kumawood actress, Ama Boahemaa, popularly known as Mama Kali, has recently made headlines by announcing her decision not to campaign for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the upcoming 2024 elections. Mama Kali made this announcement during an interview with Zionfelix, where she stated that there are other industry players, like fellow actress Matilda Asare, who can take on the responsibility of campaigning for the party.
This decision comes as a surprise to many, especially since Mama Kali was an active campaigner for Nana Akufo-Addo during the 2016 elections. However, Mama Kali clarified that her decision not to campaign has nothing to do with any wrongdoing on the part of the party or its members. Instead, she simply feels that others in the industry are better suited for the job.
Mama Kali’s announcement has caused mixed reactions among her fans and followers, with some expressing disappointment and others understanding her decision. Regardless, it is clear that Mama Kali remains a beloved figure in the entertainment industry.
During the interview, Mama Kali also discussed her acting career, revealing that she now also acts in skits. When asked about her pay for these skits, Mama Kali failed to give a definite answer but did disclose that she charges less than GH¢1000 per skit. This is a relatively low fee for an actress of her caliber, but it speaks to Mama Kali’s commitment to her craft and her willingness to work within the budget of her clients.
Overall, Mama Kali’s announcement not to campaign for the NPP in the 2024 elections has raised some eyebrows, but her fans and followers continue to support her and appreciate her contributions to the entertainment industry. As Mama Kali continues to pursue her acting career, it is clear that she will remain a prominent figure in Ghana’s entertainment landscape.