Kennedy Agyapong, Mintah Akandoh, Sammy Gyamfi, Nana B cited for use of abusive language on radio

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A report by the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has cited Kennedy Agyapong, Brogya Genfi, Mintah Akandoh, Sammy Gyamfi, Nana B, Collins O. Amankwah and others for use of abusive and indecent language on radio.

Leading the pack was the Assin Central Member of Parliament, Kennedy Agyapong, who was ranked as the most abusive politician on radio for making unsubstantiated allegations, issuing threats and using insulting and offensive remarks.

According to the report, the maverick MP made 11 out of 51 indecent expressions recorded during the monitoring period.

The report noted that on June 8, 2020 alone, the Assin Central legislator made two insulting and offensive comments, two unsubstantiated allegations, two expressions calling for confrontation and violence and two threats on Oman FM’s National Agenda programme alone.

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It also said on June 11, Kennedy Agyapong was on Oman FM’s Boiling Point programme and he made three insulting and offensive comments, which brought his total number of offensive comments to 11.

Two other legislators cited in the report are NDC MP for Juaboso, Kwabena Mintah Akando and NPP MP for Manhyia North, Collins O. Amankwah for making insulting and offensive comments on the radio.

The monitoring report also named the National Communications Officer of the NDC, Sammy Gyamfi; the National Youth Organizer of the NPP, Nana Boakye (Nana B), a member of the NDC communications team; Brogya Genfi, the Director of Elections of the NDC; Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, the Flagbearer of the United Freedom Party (UFP); Nana Agyenim Boateng, and some party officials of committing similar offences.

Moreover, the NDC recorded the highest number (17) of indecent expressions, closely followed by their counterparts in the NPP with 15 incidents. The other political parties whose affiliates were cited are the UFP with two indecent expressions and the Convention People’s Party (CPP) with one incident.

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With regards to the radio stations, Accra-based Oman FM recorded 16, all of which were from two programmes of the station; National Agenda (11) and Boiling Point (5). Power FM, also based in Accra, followed with 10 indecent expressions, all of which were recorded on its Inside Politics programme. Nkawkaw-based Obuoba FM followed with six indecent expressions.

The host of the Inside Politics programme on Power FM, Mugaabe Maase, was also found to have used the highest number of indecent expressions among the radio show hosts monitored.

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