Mr Sarpong in the statement issued on Thursday, April 30, said the NMC is an independent system and doesn’t take orders from the President or any other human being
The Nationwide Media Fee (NMC) has dispelled details circulating social media and some mainstream media that, it has banned fetish priests from promoting on television.
Government Secretary of the Commission, George Sarpong, in a assertion said, no these kinds of directive had been meted out to fetish monks, therefore, such information and facts need to be disregarded.
“The story did not attribute its source to any named individual within just the Commission thus, elevating inquiries about resource reliability.”
Mr Sarpong also clarified that, the Commission is an autonomous body, that’s why, it will be unconstitutional ought to the President or any other man or woman or physique, buy the NMC to have out any motion.
“The Commission’s Guidelines on Religious Broadcasting contain no provision which could remotely be interpreted to necessarily mean what is claimed in the phony information,” he added.
He additional expressed stress more than the recent rise in faux news in the Ghanaian mainstream media. Specialist journalists need to constantly be involved about the authenticity of the resource before disseminating the news, he said.