Swearing-In: GBC will be the only media outlet allowed to access main chamber


There has been an announcement by Government concerning the media outlet which will be allowed to access the main chamber of Parliament to cover the inauguration of President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa AKufo-Addo. This is none other than than the State media , Ghana Broadcasting Corporation.

It further announced that a media village has been erected at the precinct of parliament to host other media platforms, due to space and security reasons.

President Akufo-Addo will be inaugurated and sworn in on Thursday, January 7, in Parliament due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

He is the second sitting president after John Agyekum Kufuor to be sworn-in, in the same manner after being re-elected.

Speaking to Francis Abban on the Morning Starr Tuesday Deputy Information Minister Pius Hadzide noted: “media personnel will operate within the media village that has been erected in the precinct of parliament.”

Meanwhile, Foreign Affairs Minister Shirley Ayorkor-Botchway indicated that “the inauguration committee has been working with parliament towards ensuring a successful event.”