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Mahama accepts Multimedia Group apology

By Mutala Yakubu
John Dramani Mahama
John Dramani Mahama

John Dramani Mahama the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has accepted an apology from the management of the Multimedia Group Limited, operators of Asempa FM.

Multimedia apologized to Mahama after one of their on-air staff "used words that were unpleasant" on his person in a radio broadcast.

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In an apology letter signed by the Programmes Director of Asempa FM, Mr Sammy Yirenkyi and Mr A.C. Ohene, the Head of News and Current Affairs, they apologised unreservedly over the conduct of the host of the 'Kanawu' show Nana Akua Acheampomaa Sarfo-Adu.

"Nana Akua, while presenting one of our shows, dubbed Kanawu used words that were unpleasant to your person.

"As a result, the management of the station wishes to unreservedly apologise to you on its own behalf and on behalf of the presenter, Nana Akua Acheampomaa Sarfo-Adu.

Former President Mahama shares the apology letter in a post on Twitter with the caption: "Accepted", assured that internal measures have been taken to prevent the incident from recurring.

Background

Kanawu host Nana Akua Acheampomaa Sarfo-Adu in a heated monologue on the show questioned why Mr Mahama saw the need to clear weeds in the middle belt of the ‘Mahama’ Road in front of the new Military Cemetery in Accra, Saturday.

According to her, Mr Mahama's actions were just for the cameras as he just wanted to trend on social media.

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She has since personally apologised to Mr Mahama in a broadcast today (November 12, 2019).