The Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development who double as Member of Parliament for Awutu Senya East, Hon Mavis Hawa Koomson has advised the media not to entertain ‘juju’ people in their studio.
The Minister made the admonishment when speaking as a Guest Speaker at the launch of Obaatanpa Radio at Kasoa.
The MP was of the view that plans are underway to deal with that Juju and ritualists who go on television and radio to advertise themselves
She lamented that some of the television and radio programs such as the aforementioned ones are negatively affecting the moral fibre of society.
She said young people below the age of 18 are craving to be rich within a twinkle of an eye because of what they watch on television and listen to on the radio.
Hon Hawa Koomson made the same call at the launch of Lucky TV at Kasoa in the same day.
On his side, the Chief Executive Officer for Obaatanpa Radio, Mr Emmanuel Kojo Affram promised the MP that his outfit will not air any program that will have a negative impact on society especially the Youth.
He highlighted that the mission of Obaatanpa Radio is to entertain, motivate, and enrich listeners through a wide-ranging combination of musical, cultural, educational, and current affairs programs and services.
Touching on the Vision of the Radio, he said, it is to be the prestigious, dynamic and vibrant service; one that stimulates people to look at the world from multiple viewpoints, and get the most out of emerging opportunities to serve the audience and engage our community.
The management of Lucky TV led by Mr. Dan Kweku Yeboah of peacefm also expressed concern about the way spiritualists and juju people have taken over the media space and promised that they will not allow juju people to be on their television.
He said they will use Lucky TV to correct the wrong of the society by concentrating on issues that negatively affect the core life of ordinary Ghanaian.