The Deputy Minister of Information Ama Dokua Asiamah Agyei is suggesting to Ghanaian Journalists to be honest with the President on issues regarding his government during the encounter (today) July 18, 2017.
The Deputy Minister told Journalists not to be the President’s praise singers but to tell him the issues on the ground in order to help improve his government.
‘We are looking for solutions, not praise singers, we are not looking for people who will tell us the sugary things we ant to hear, we want to hear constructive criticisms. We are not going to stage a programme and tickle ourselves, what we want is the honest truth,’ she stated.
The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will be engaging the media today at the Flagstaff House following his six months assumption to office.
Speaking to Ultimate Breakfast Show hosted by Lantam Papanko, she remarked that the Akufo-Addo’s government has performed incredibly adding that they intend to deliver on their campaign p[romises.
Madam Dokua indicated that the President is ready to account to Ghanaians at every point in time adding that sharing of information is critical for good governance.
She indicated that the event is not a staged one meant to tickle themselves saying the President is ready to answer all questions that will posed to him.
‘Sharing of information is critical for good governance, if every government wants to succeed, there has to be a good platform to share information as to what is happening on the ground by receiving feedback from journalists and people of Ghana or who the audience represents…The President is extremely ready to account to Ghanaians and take feedback,… where he is going, which consultation is going on and what to expect within the shortest possible time…. Journalists were selected randomly across the country. We are going to have an even representation of Journalists,’ she said.
Ministers, Members of Parliament (MPs), Metropolitan Municipal District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) are expected to be at the event.