BY ERICA ARTHUR
PHOTO CREDIT RAMSON ACQUAH-HAYFORD
BLACK STARS’ skipper, Asamoah Gyan, also known as Baby Jet, has said that creating employment for Ghanaians is his social responsibility.
Speaking to the DAILY HERITAGE at the launch of his spots bar, said, “‘BJ Sports Bar’ is part of my business plan to create employment for Ghanaians. I was inspired to open ‘BJ’s Sports Bar’ to provide entertainment for clients who uses the facility.”
According to Gyan, the birth of all his businesses is to contribute his quota to the development of the country through job creation.
He added that, the ‘BJ’s Sports Bar’ will serve as a relaxation center for Ghanaians and other nationals from all walks of life to ease stress, discuss business issues as well as have fun after a hard day’s work.
“The Sports Bar will also host exclusive live band performance by the ‘Asa Band’(owed by me) who will provide top notch entertainment to customers. I sat with my team and that is what we planned doing just to make sure we entertain the people and its part of the business plan,” he said.
Speaking to the manager of the ‘BJ’s Sports Bar’, Abraham Kwaku Danso, he said the sports bar has three departments possesses a restaurant which have prices ranging from GH₵15 to any amount one can afford, a standard bar, executive lounge and the local pub.
BJ’s an acronym of his name ‘Baby Jet’ which was given to him by the ace sports journalist, Dan Kwaku Yeboah, during his early days in his career.
‘BJ’s Sports Bar’ adds up to Gyan’s number of investments in Ghana which includes, the Paradise Pac Mineral Water, Run Energy Drink, Baby Jet Boxing Promotions, Baby Jet Band, Jet Link Events and the yet to be launched Baby Jet Airlines.
The unveiling of the ‘BJ Sports Bar’ took place on Friday, June 23, in Osu, Accra and was attended by personalities like Nathan Kwabena Adisi Anokye aka Bola Ray, Chief Executive Officer of Excellence In Broadcasting Bola Ray, Vanessa Gyan, Jay Foley, Black Stars players Agyemang Badu, Afriyie Acquah, Emmanuel Boateng, the former vice president of the Ghana Football Association, George Afriyie, Ibrah Wan, Episode and Emmanuel Tagoe.