Mr Godwin Avenorgbo (right), Melcom Group Director of Communications
Mr Godwin Avenorgbo (right), Melcom Group Director of Communications

Addressing the Media during a Press Soiree which organized by Melcom Group of Companies in Accra, the Director of Communications, Melcom Group of Companies, Mr. Godwin Avenorgbo, expressed worry over the manner in which Some Journalists delight in tarnishing the image of investors who are in the country to provide job for the good People of Ghana.

Mr Godwin Avenorgbo (right), Melcom Group Director of Communications
Mr Godwin Avenorgbo (right), Melcom Group Director of Communications

According to him, when Journalists fail to ascertain or balance their stories before putting them in the public domain it scares investors away which thereby crippling the economic growth of the country.

Mr Avenorgbo, further urged the media to investigate issues thoroughly before disseminating information to the general public for consumption.

He cited recent publication by some media houses alleging there was noticeable cracks on concrete pillars of the Melcom Plus Shop in Accra.

According to the him, the report was concocted with the motive of damaging the hard won image of the Melcom brand.

He stated unequivocally that the Company will take legal actions against anybody who will intend to dent the hard won image of the Melcom brand.

However, the Director Communications, disclosed that Melcom will soon re-establish the Achimota Branch in order to create more Jobs for the good people of Ghanaian.

He said, Melcom will also start operating in Koforidua, Wa and Mankesim in no time.

The President of the Ghana Journalists’ Association (GJA), Mr. Affail Monney, who graced the occasion also advised journalist to be circumspect in their reportage in order not to scare potential investors away in the country.

He commended Melcom Group Companies for the tremendous work they have done so far in terms of job creation in the country.

By: Isaac Kofi Dzokpo/NewsGhana.com.gh

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