Edward Ameyibor taught me everything I needed to know in journalism-Nana Kwasi Gyan-Apenteng

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Nana Kwasi Gyan-Apenteng, Immediate past Chairman of the National Media Commission and media consultant has eulogized late veteran journalist Edward Ameyibor, describing him as a rare gem in the journalism profession.

According him, Oga as the late former President of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) was popularly known, taught him everything that he needed to know in journalism.

‘’I have said it a hundred times and say it again that Eddie taught me everything I needed to know in journalism. I mean it’’ Mr. Gyan-Apenteng said on his Facebook Page.

Mr. Gyan-Apenteng opined further that just a month ago, he referred a journalism graduate student from the University of Ghana to the late Edward Ameyibor who was also the Vice President of Help Age Ghana until his death.

‘’I had been speaking about him just a couple of days before. A month ago, I referred a journalism graduate student from Legon to him because as I never tire of saying, “if you want to understand the real practical workings of Ghanaian journalism go to Uncle Eddie” he averred.

Mr. Ameyibor was a former supervising Chief Editor of the Ghana News Agency (GNA) and passed on at the age of 76.

He also served as the General Manager for Tamale based Diamond Fm at some point.

He was also the General Secretary of the SSNIT Pensioners Association.

Source: BestNewsGH.com


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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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