Multiple awards winning broadcast journalist with despite media and the host of Kokrokoo Mr Kwami Sefa Kayi has been ordered by the national media commission to apologize to the former CEO of DVLA or risk loosing his license to practice journalism in Ghana.
This call comes after a claim was laid before the NMC about some pronouncements the said journalist made about the former DVLA boss that was caught on tape. The recording which has been brought before the national media commission has Mr Kwami Sefa Kayi saying Mr Yao Amegashie was asked to proceed on leave in 2001 when former president John Agyekum Kuffour assumed office.
However,Mr Amegashie was called back to office when president John Evans Atta Mills took over power in 2009 a development which the journalist found not to be right.
The former DVLA boss found these words offensive and directed his lawyers to report Mr Kwami Sefa Kayi to the national media commission's desciplinary committee..
After several years of back and forth deliberations on the Matter,the national media commission has finally found Sefa Kayi to wrong and has ordered him to apologize to Mr Amegashie.
He has been asked to go on air and announce to the world that,all that he said about the former DVLA boss were not right . He has been further asked to publish on peace FM online platform that ,his pronouncements about the former DVLA boss were from his own imagination.
The national media commission further added that it can only revoke licenses of members who flout their rules and regulations and cannot compell members to pay damages like the courts do either than that,kwami Sefa Kayi would have been made to pay damages.
Content created and supplied by: Optimistic3 (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More