Kumawood actor Bill Asamoah has been appointed new Ambassador for Tourism in Ghana, according to the Minister of Tourism, Arts, and Culture, Catherine Afeku.

The minister in a Facebook post revealed the actor was unanimously nominated by members of Kumawood [the local movie industry] after months of deliberation and today took his appointment letter as Tourism Ambassador.

Madam Afeku stated, “Speaking with Bill, he revealed he was going to ensure the promotion of Ghana to the world through quality movies, and enhance the business aspect of film making to attract investors.”

“We are trying our very best to make the industry attractive for both local and foreign investors to want to invest,” she added.

30 ambassadors from different aspects of the creative industry to spearhead the “See Ghana, Eat Ghana, Wear Ghana, Feel Ghana” campaign in 2017 which includes SP Kofi Sarpong, Fancy Gadam, D-Black, Reggie and Bollie, Nana Ampadu, Agya Koo, Okyeame Kwame, Sena Degadu and Lucky Mensah.