Nii Okai – Ernest Nii Okai

Nii Okai (Ernest Nii-Okai Okai, born September 19, 1977) is a Ghanaian Contemporary gospel singer and a choir leader.


Nii Okai had his Secondary School education at Mfantsipim School in Cape Coast, Central Region of Ghana and furthered at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. He currently holds an MA in Mission and Theology.

Nii Okai in the mid 2010 set up “Nii Okai Ministries”, a team of vagrant music missionaries based in Tema, Ghana.


Nii Okai is currently the leader of “Harbour City Mass Choir” (H.C.M.C.), an inter-denominational music ministry based in Tema, Ghana. He came to limelight when he released his first album “Moko Be”. An 8-track music album produced by one of the great multi-talented instrumentalists in Ghana, KODA with its hit songs; “Woana Na” and “Moko Be”. The album featured “Danny Nettey”, “Nana Yaa Amihere” among others.

Nii Okai and “The Harbour City Mass Choir”

Nii Okai is the co-founder of “Harbour City Mass Choir” an inter-denominational music ministry based in Tema, Ghana with a clear purpose of impacting the youth through contemporary gospel music, school outreach programs, music ministry workshops and peer counseling.

Nii Okai has 5 albums to his credit. “Moko Be”, “Hymnz Unlimited”, “Worshipful”, “Saving Hearts” and “Holy writings” which he received an award with the “Saving Hearts” album at the 16th edition of Vodafone Ghana Music Awards for Music for Development Award.


Nii is a professional banker and married to Yaa Okai. The couple have 3 children. He’s a member of the “St. Paul’s Methodist Church” in Tema.



TitleAlbum details
Moko BeRelease year: 2004
WorshipfulRelease year: 2006
Hymnz UnlimitedRelease year: 2009
Holy WritingsRelease year: 2012
Saving HeartsRelease year: 2015
Yesu Hi [1][2]Release year: 2017

Major Singles

  • Woana na
  • Moko be Produced by KODA


YearEventPrizeRecipient / Nominated workResultRef
2015Ghana Music AwardsMusic for DevelopmentSaving HeartsWon
Christian Community Music AwardsMost Wanted Timeless SongHimselfWon
2014Africa Gospel Music AwardsArtiste of the Year West AfricaNominated
MTN/4syte TV Music Video AwardsBest Gospel VideoYou Are JesusNominated

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