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Ashanti GJA awards: COKA awarded for his contribution to media development

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The Ashanti regional branch of the Ghana Journalist Association(GJA) has awarded Chairman Odeneho Kwaku Appiah for his contributions to media development.

The former Chairman of the New Patriotic Party(NPP) in the Afigya Kwabre South Constituency of the Ashanti region is touted as an important stakeholder and pillar, who has imparted in the media good ethics and professionalism.

The event which took place at the Rattray Park, on Saturday, June 24 is in its fifth stage after its launch in May 2019.

The Association describes COKA as a truly selfless, “Boundless Partner” and a warrior in Media Development within Ghana and beyond.’

“Your lifeline support to the media fraternity is really admirable and you indeed walk your talk.”

The citation reads:
You are the kind of personality, irrespective of your political affiliation, always believing that unity is strength when there is teamwork and collaboration; that is only when wonderful things can be achieved.”

You have imparted in the media good ethics and professionalism. And extraordinarily, manage many characters and dispel the fears and worries in the media activism and wherever “we need you, you are always there to support us and show us the way”.

GJA Ashanti would like to thank you and honor your exemplary leadership and support.
Ayekoo Chairman Odeneho Kwaku Appiah

COKA’s acknowledgement
“I was honored when you expressed your appreciation of me. Your approval makes all my effort feel worthwhile. I am happy that you see me as an asset to the media fraternity.”

Thank you for this recognition, it motivates me to continue to do more, he added.

GJA President

In an address, Mr Albert Kwabena Dwomfour, National President of the GJA said, Journalists in Ghana will continue to hold government accountable until the living conditions of every Ghanaian is improved.

“As we have done in the past, we will continue to collaborate with relevant stakeholders including government to strengthen governance while ensuring accountability, he added.
The event was attended by Nana Boakye Yam Ababio, chief of Nkwantakese, Samuel Payn, Kumasi Mayor, regional Minister, Simon Osei-Mensah, the Honourable Minister for Education and MP for Bosomtwe, Yaw Osei Adutwum and the Chairman of the National Media Commission, Mr Yaw Boadu Ayeboafo.

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