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Closure of Radio Stations: The Same Stick That Was Used To Beat Takyi Will Be Used On Baah – Mahama To Akufo-Addo



Former President John Dramani Mahama has bemoaned how some radio stations were ‘brutally’ shut down under the Akufo-Addo led government.


Speaking in the Upper East as part of his thank you tour, he said the President has set a bad precedence, noting that the tables could turn someday.

“Unfortunately, even when you have the best constitution you can have governments that try to bend it to be able to achieve whatever ends they have in terms of limiting our democratic rights. So today government can say that a radio station has delayed in paying its license fee and so we are shutting you down.

“When I talk about it I talk about it because of the precedence it can set .Because the shoe can be on the other foot the next day, they say the stick that is used to beat Takyi, it is the same stick they will use to be Baah. So the stations you don’t like you can close them down today, when another government comes and it decides to do the same thing to the stations they don’t like too, what kind of country will we be building?”



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