Meet up with the push.
Prof. Opoku-Agyemang commenced the Central Region tour at the studios of Radio Central in which she held a tête-à-tête with Benjamin Tetteh Nartey, host of the Central Early morning Present.
I walked across the road from the radio station to a neighborhood quick food stuff joint shut-by to get a light food — I discovered a petite aged girl, limping in the direction of the food items counter, with her radio set close to her ear, tuned into the clearly show. A group of casually dressed youthful persons had also collected close to a mobile cellphone also tuned in.
The media delivers the sentiments of citizens, anywhere they may perhaps find themselves on Ghana’s map, instantly to politicians. This is why press liberty will have to be shielded at all value so journalists maintain condition institutions accountable.
It even goes over and above that: media establishments like Radio Central are an essential catalyst for trade, education and leisure within just the province.
The load of management
The mission is to reach the remotest pieces of the hinterlands. It is 12 pm and we have just arrived at the Komenda/Edina/Eguafo/Abirem municipality. The crew is excited to be back on the road.
The citizens are pleased to welcome the National Democratic Congress. But beneath the chants are concealed scars of poverty disguised by the smiles of a hospitable electorate. The loud endorsement for the National Democratic Congress is satisfied with delicate stoicism from Prof. Opoku-Agyemang.
They can sense the time has arrive to flip the script and constitution a new path. We can much too. But it is a lot further than that: the 8th government of the 4th Republic is expected to get the job done two times as harder than all prior governments put together.
It is a Herculean undertaking. The accountability to reinvent a Republic after generations of economic exploitation would demand a one of a kind politician.
Nicely, the wonder right here is that the Vice-Presidential prospect of the NDC brings this calibre of management to the ticket — she is a revolutionary.
We finally get there at the Kotokuraba market place — the complete town practically poured unto the streets all uniformed in NDC merchandise. It is cinematic.
A few of boisterous lads hop unto the facet-action of our automobile. I’m not quite if I must be disturbed or thrilled. They’re fired up — but in no time I understood that was just a idea of the iceberg. It was a deceitful hint of the frenzy we were being to come upon.
The road ahead is packed to the brink. It nearly looks meticulously rehearsed. Is this a pop concert?
This is outstanding curtain raiser to the tour – it does not consider a soothsayer to forecast the NDC has distribute its wings throughout the Central Location. People are all set for modify.