The outgoing Member of Parliament for Adentan Kojo Adu Asare has disclosed the he will be going into movies after his tenure in parliament ends.
The MP stirred some controversy in the run up to the NDC primaries when he announced that he was considering retiring from politics for a career as an actor. He however changed his mind and contested the primaries which he lost.
Speaking on Daybreak Hitz on Hitz FM with Lexis Bill Friday, Mr Adu Asare said he wants to be greatly involved in the showbiz industry thus contemplating producing movies once he quits parliament.
He however indicated that in addition to movie production, he will still be involved in politics while pursuing his business interests.
The MP who serenaded listeners with Lionel Richie’s Hello spoke about his love for showbiz revealing that Agya Koo, known in real life as Kofi Adu, is his favorite actor.
Hon Asare also used the interview to advise the youth to avoid social vices and get involved in constructive activities. He described himself as a perfect example of someone who was able to turn his life around despite all odds.
According to him, he had lived on the streets performing all sorts of menial jobs but his faith in himself and his maker saw him forging ahead despite all the challenges he faced.
He stressed that it wasn’t the best thing for the youth to hitch their future to the political bandwagon expecting to benefit from their politicking.
Mr Adu Asare advised the country’s youth to rather concentrate on building a solid future for themselves instead of expecting political favors from political office holders.
He urged parents to be more accommodating of their wards since many a times they have all sorts of influences militating against them.