The Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has outlined plans the ministry is embarking on to educate Ghanaians on Coronavirus as they plan to appoint ambassadors to help push tye education.
He stressed that, there are some top-notch celebrities in Ghana that have a huge number of a fan base and believes they could help in the education more than anyone.
The Minister was speaking at a stakeholders engagement involving Ghana Journalist Association (GJA), Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA), Ghana Medical Association (GMA) and other agencies at the Information to deliberate on the ministry’s Programming Support for through the media.
Mr Oppong Nkrumah was of the view that, this move will help get the education down well through all walks of life since the celebrities are very influential to their fan base.
He noted that, some of the media houses are not well equipped with information thus the decision to have the engagement to find a way forward.
The President of the Ghana Journalist Association (GJA), Roland Affail Monney cautioned the media to be watchful of the Information they put out and not be in a hurry to break news first.