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Ursula Owusu Finally Reacts To The Arrest of Nana Agraada

Re-appointed communication minister and Ghanaian lawyer, Ursula Owusu, has finally reacted to the arrest of Nana Agraada.

The minister, who is currently serving her second term officially confirmed the news of Nana Agraada's arrest on her social media page.

In her post, she confirmed Nana Agraada's arrest together with the shutdown of her two tv stations who were illegally transmitting without a license.

Read her post below

At about 2200hrs on 20/04/2021, a joint team of Police and National Security Intelligence Operatives, in collaboration with the National Communications Authority, stormed the premises of two satellite television stations, namely, Thunder TV and Ice1 TV, who were illegally transmitting without licenses, at Kasoa in the Central Region

The team arrested the offenders among which included the owner of Thunder TV, Patience Asiedua, popularly known as Nana Agradaa and seized two (2) equipment each used in the illegal transmission from both premises. Nana Agradaa advertises her “Sika Gari” on her TV station, which she claims is her personal god that multiplies money with some rituals she makes. She has hence admitted to this illegality and is currently in custody assisting with further investigations.

The influx of unregulated television stations on air have led to promotion of certain content which may affect public order, public morality and the rights and reputation of others. As such, efforts are underway to rid the system of this canker and reduce overcrowding on Ghana’s air waves.



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