Just in: NDC to boycott media houses that are deemed ‘enemies’

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The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has served notice that it will begin boycotting media houses in the country that are deemed unfriendly to it and its presidential candidate going into election 2020.

According to the party, it is increasingly becoming clear that some media houses in the country are anti-NDC and are doing everything possible make the opposition party unpopular by initiating deliberate and well-orchestrated plots against it.

President of newly formed NDC Professionals Forum and former Ghana Ambassador to India, Sam P Yalley says it is imperative for the party to come up with a policy that bars its communicators from patronizing any unfriendly radio or television station.

‘’Why is it that we cannot have a policy of boycott so that if you’re consistently churning out news that says that our president has used money for research for himself which is falsehood, we tell you and you wouldn’t withdraw it, we are not coming to your radio station again, this is politics and the reward of every politician is to win elections and the reward of the Pope is to go to heaven’’ he said.

Mr. Yalley who at some point was the Chief Executive Officer of the National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) also lampooned some NDC communicators for usually hoarding information and not wanting to share with fellow communicators, adding that the situation where individual party communicators want to be the only ones shining by keeping such vital information to themselves must stop.

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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