Ghanaian musician visits SSU as part of World Fest


Donovan Owens

Musician Okaidja Afroso

Donovan Owens, Staff Photographer

Ghanaian musician Okaidja Afroso visited Shawnee State University and other locations across Scioto County this week as part of the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts’s partnership with World Fest. Afroso performed several times throughout the week, including a concert Thursday night at the Vern Riffe Center with his wife and other fellow musicians.

World Fest selects partners across the U.S. to host artists from around the world. Each semester for the next three years, Shawnee State will host World Fest artists for a weeklong residency each semester.