Following the assault of Oti Regional Correspondent of Adom Tv, Obrempong Kwame Owusu by the Nkwanta South Constituency Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), the Volta Chapter of the Ghana Journalist Association (GJA) has directed all Journalists to refrain from activities of the NDC in the Nkwanta South Constituency of the Oti Region.
Mr. Obrempong Kwame Owusu was in one of the polling stations in the constituency to file reports on activities from the NDC’s just ended Primaries held has Saturday when the constituency secretary for Nkwanta South, Prince Succeed Fiagadzi pounced on him for no other reason than the performance of his journalistic duties and damaging his camera in the process.
According to a statement issued by the Volta Chapter of the GJA, “GJA Volta is urging all members and practitioners to stay away from all functions organized by the NDC in that Constituency until the branch apologized for the obnoxious conduct of the Constituency Secretary and replaced the damaged camera”.
The Statement Signed by the Secretary of GJA Volta, Alberto Mario Noretti, assured members that “the Association will pursue the matter to its fullest degree”.
Find a copy of the statement below.