The man behind the viral term “Kpa Kpa Kpa movement,” Mohammed Ayeetey Okwabei, has demanded an amount of GH¢50,000 from Hiplife artiste Guru and telecommunication company Glo in a form of royalties for using his term for commercial purposes
In an interview with Neat FM the father of five said “The word Kpa Kpa Kpa is very popular but I am suffering. My five kids have been sacked from school for not paying their school fees and they are home now. I am not working and my wife is also not working but look at the way people are using Kpa Kpa Kpa everywhere in their music and radio jingles all over the place and nobody will even call me to give me one Ghana cedi”.
The term “Kpa Kpa Kpa” went viral after Mohammed granted an interview to Joy News on his thought on the general assessment of the Ghanaian economy. In a You Tube video Mohammed was seen sharing his opinion in a funny way on how things are very difficult in Ghana.
On his answer to how he is surviving in this economy he revealed the Kpa Kpa Kpa movement. This term which become very catchy has since been use by musicians, politicians and companies in one way or the other to make their brand more aware.
The unemployed man who claimed to be the originator of term Kpa Kpa Kpa in Ghana says people benefited from what he created without him receive any penny as royalties from them.
The Kpa Kpa Kpa king said he will be glad if he is compensated with GH¢50,000.
However, he also said he received some gifts from Frank Agyekum who is Guru’s manager which he stated them as rice, oil and other glossaries in form of a hamper worth GH¢355 and a cash amount of GH¢160 during the Christmas season.
He added Frank took him to an agency to shoot a commercial for Glo, where they told him they will call him later but has since heard nothing from him and the company up till now.
Meanwhile, Movement was officially registered on 12 January 2015 and both Mohammed and Guru’s management have denied knowledge of any registration.