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

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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.”