Michael Abembila Asampana a Senior Administrative Officer at the Bongo District Education office but known in the showbiz industry as Ras Wormz was among other gallant workers honoured during this year’s May Day celebration held in Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region.
The Teachers and Educational Workers’ Union (TEWU) of the Trade Union Congress awarded Mr. Asampana for his invaluable contribution to the union in the capacity as Local Chairman of the Bongo District Education office.
Dr. Anthony Yaw Baah, Secretary General of TUC who presented the award to Mr. Asampana who adds to himself a multi-lingual hip-life musician, congratulated him for being a shining star for others to emulate. For his prize, he was given a Citation of Honour and a 43-inch Samsung full HD TV.
Speaking to A1 Radio, Ras Wormz who was elated by the recognition said his ultimate passion is to contribute his quota to shape the society. He said the recognition would encourage him to put his best that merited the recognition.
Ras Wormz who had used his musical career in a song titled “La kan po’or seym” to advise teachers against social vices such as alcoholism and drug abuse, urged teachers to abstain from absenteeism and be punctual in the classrooms.
“Taking this award, the advice that I would give to society is that anywhere you find yourself, don’t take it like you are there for the money, but contribute your quota to change society knowing very well that, one day somebody somewhere will reward your efforts.”
He said the kind of music he does is not purposely to entertain “but it should be able to change somebody and the society”
Among other awards Michael Abembila Asampana alias Ras Wormz garnered include Ghana Teacher Prize, National First Runner up Non-Teaching Category in October 2020, Ghana Teacher Prize Non-Teaching Category Regional Best in May 2020, Bongo District Best Worker April 2020
Source: A1Radioonline.com|101.1Mhz|Joshua Asaah|Bolgatanga|Ghana