Executive Director of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), Sulemana Braimah has described Metro TV’s ‘Good Evening Ghana’ as a comedy show.
Mr. Braimah disclosed that the current affairs show hosted by seasoned journalist, Paul Adom Otchere has become his favourite Television comic show in recent times.
In a Facebook post sighted by Topstories, the Executive Director of MFWA said, “The KSM Show used to be my favourite Comedy show on TV. Now, my favourite Comedy show is Good Evening Ghana.”
Topstories cannot tell what exactly might have called for this comment. But it could be a reaction to Paul Adom Otchere’s rant on the Good Evening Ghana show April 13.
In yesterday’s edition of his show, Paul Adom Otchere, launched a verbal attack on award winning investigative journalist, Manasseh Azure Awuni, calling him a bitter person and a hypocrite.
Why this attack?
Manasseh Azure Awuni ‘failed’ to mention President Nana Akufo-Addo when he credited John Agyekum Kufuor, John Evans Atta Mills and John Dramani Mahama for promoting ‘free speech’ in Ghana.
“Kudos to JA Kufuor, Atta Mills, John Mahama and all who have promoted free speech and made us attractive to the likes of Twitter,” the popular investigative journalist tweeted in response to Founder of Twitter Jack Dorsey’s announcement to set up a headquarters in Ghana.
“Twitter is now present on the continent. Thank you Ghana and @NAkufoAddo,” Jack Dorsey, Founder of Twitter announced April 13.
So, Paul Adom Otchere dedicated nearly 15 minutes of the Good Evening Ghana show to address Manasseh Azure Awuni’s opinion and warned the former to stop being “bitter”.
“Mr. Facebook poster, this shows that you are a very bitter person. Don’t be bitter. Relax, calm down, the essence of life is love. We love each other, we criticize each other. This your bitterness against Akufo-Addo is not going to take you anywhere and it’s not your decision. The Ghanaian people have decided that the man has been re-elected for the second time, you fought it, you did all you can, you called him all sort of names because you said he didn’t achieve something,” Mr. Adom Otchere rants.
He adds, “Today you are saying that John Mahama promoted free speech, are you not the same person who was on Stan Dogbe’s neck about some journalist who died unfortunately and about ceasing journalists’ equipment and all of that? What kind of hypocrisy is this? Let’s cut out the hypocrisy. Is that how you do your investigations by putting hypocrisy ahead of your work? What is that? Please stop that!”