• Short Summary

    THE GHANAIAN COMMISSIONER FOR INFORMATION, MR K.G.OSEI BONSU, TOLD JOURNALISTS IN KUMASI ON SUNDAY (OCTOBER?

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    THE GHANAIAN COMMISSIONER FOR INFORMATION, MR K.G.OSEI BONSU, TOLD JOURNALISTS IN KUMASI ON SUNDAY (OCTOBER 29) THAT THE GHANAIAN PRESS SHOULD DEVOTE ITSELF TO THE WELFARE AND HAPPINESS OF THE PUBLIC AND HELP TO DEVELOP A STRONG AND HEALTHY SOCIETY. MR OSEI BONSU WAS SPEAKING AT A CEREMONY HELD AT THE KUMASI CULTURAL CENTRE WHEN HE INAUGURATED THE ASHANTI REGION BRANCH OF THE ASSOCIATION OF GHANAIAN JOURNALISTS.

    THE CEREMONY FORMED PART OF THE ACTIVITIES MARKING A PRESS WEEK IN KUMASI.

    CHAIRMAN OF THE MEETING WAS THE ASANTEHENE, OTUMFUO SIR OSEI AGYMAN PREMPEH THE SECOND, WHO IS THE CHIEF PATRON OF THE ASHANTI REGIONAL BRANCH OF THE ASSOCIATION. ALSO PRESENT WERE COLONEL G.K. YARBOI, CHAIRMAN OF THE ASHANTI REGIONAL COMMITTEE OF ADMINISTRATION, AND OTHER COMMITTEE MEMBERS.

    MR OSEI SAID IN HIS ADDRESS THAT THE PRESS WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR BUILDING PUBLIC OPINION, AND THIS RESPONSIBILITY REQUIRED CONSIDERABLE INTEGRITY AND CONSISTENCY. HE SAID THE GHANAIAN PRESS WAS MAKING RAPID PROGRESS AND CALLED ON JOURNALISTS TO MAINTAIN THAT PROGRESS.

    COLONEL YARBOI SAID A GOOD SHOULD AIM AT ELIMINATING IGNORANCE AMONGST THE PEOPLE AND HELP TO FIND SOLUTIONS TO ENVIRONMENTAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL PROBLEMS.

    THE ASANTEHENE CALLED ON JOURNALISTS TO CONTINUE TO IMPROVE THEIR STANDARDS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6VOOM8BHUN7DFWJDP57XM9N3Y
    Media URN:
    VLVA6VOOM8BHUN7DFWJDP57XM9N3Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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