Annual Samuel Nuamah memorial lectures advocated

Vodafone Ghana is advocating for an annual memorial lecture to be held in memory of the late Ghanaian Times journalist Samuel Nuamah.

Mr. Nuamah was killed in a motor accident on August 20, when the vehicle he together with other journalists was travelling in skidded off the road and somersaulted several times.

The journalists were returning to Accra from the Volta Region after covering an assignment of the president at the Evangelical Presbyterian Church convention.

Journalists who sustained injuries and were rushed to the 37 Military Hospital for treatment.

Management of Vodafone was at New Times Corporation to sign a book of condolence opened for the late Nuamah.

Management of Vodafone signed the book of condolence at New Times Corporation

Speaking after signing the book of condolence, Vodafone’s Director of External Affairs Gayheart Mensah said expressed shock at the death of the 37-year-old.

“Here was a very fine gentleman who had to suffer this predicament in the line of duty,” Mr Mensah said.

“I want to use this platform to encourage the management of the New Times Corporation to institute a platform, like a lecture series that would seek to lay bare the peculiar issues confronting Ghanaian Journalists today and ways to support the profession.”

The remains of the journalists will be laid to rest on September 17.

President John Dramani Mahama and some government officials are expected to grace the occasion.


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