The deputy General Secretary of the governing NDC, George Lawson has been cited for the highest number of abusive comments in Media Foundation for West Africa’s (MFWA) latest language monitoring report covering the month of September.
Officials, supporters and affiliates of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) were the most culpable in the use of indecent expressions on radio during the month of September.
The two parties were each cited for the use of five (5) indecent expressions. Officials, supporters and affiliates of the National Democratic Party (NDP) followed with two incidents of indecent expressions while the Ghana Freedom Party (GFP) recorded one (1) incident.
Overall, Mr. George Lawson, Deputy General Secretary of the NDC was cited for the highest number of abusive comments during the month of September. He was cited for 4 different incidents of indecent expressions.
During the month, a total of 14 incidents of indecent expressions were recorded on a total of 1,906 radio programmes monitored on 60 radio stations across the country.
Six out of the 60 stations monitored recorded the 14 incidents of indecent expressions. Accra-based Happy FM topped the pack with 6 out of the 14 indecent expressions recorded. Okay FM, also an Accra-based radio station followed with 4 recorded incidents.
Source: Ghana/StarrFMonline.com/103.5FM/Miriam Hayford
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