Chairman for the Upper East Chapter of the Journalists’ Association, Eric Amoh has called on Municipal and District Assemblies in the region to always be willing to offer needed information to the media for dissemination. Mr. Amoh said this in relation to the difficulties journalist in the Upper East Region often encounter in accessing information from some assemblies and departments.
He was speaking at the Annual Press Soiree organized by the Upper East Regional Coordinating Council to create a platform for media practitioners to interact with the regional minister.
Some media personnel who attended the event expressed unhappiness about the difficulties they face anytime they are looking for information from some assemblies in the region.
Upper East Regional Minister, Alhaji Limuna Mohammed-Muniru cautioned the media not to allow their partisanship to cloud their journalistic performance and urged the members of the inky fraternity to go the extra mile to report on rural issues.
According to the minister, the settlement pattern in the region is rural, creating the need for journalists to strive and bring out events that happen in the rural communities for necessary actions taken.
By: Joshua Asaah | A1radioonline.com | Ghana