Photos: New GJA Executives Sworn Into Office
The newly elected executive of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) was sworn into office at the Ghana International Press Centre (GIPC) in Accra on Friday.
The swearing in ceremony was performed by a Justice of the High Court, Mr Justice Anthony Kwadwo Yeboah for them to begin a three-year term in office.
They are the President, Mr Roland Affail Monney; the Vice-President, Mrs Linda Asante Agyei; the General Secretary, Mr Edmund Kofi Yeboah; the Public Affairs Officer, Miss Mary Mensah; the Organising Secretary, Mr Albert Dwumfour and the Treasurer, Miss Audrey Dekalu.
In attendance was the Minister of Information, Mr Mustapha Hamid and the Chairman of the National Media Commission, Nana Kwasi Gyan Apenteng.
GJA’s immediate focus
Mr Monney, for his part, said the association’s immediate focus was the re-organisation of the chapters.
According to him, other priority areas are investment and fund-raising, constitutional review, ethics and disciplinary council, as well as the professional and welfare committees which will deliver change.
He appealed for unity and active participation of all GJA members, saying the union would be as strong as the members made it.
The Chairman of the National Media Commission (NMC), Nana Kwesi Gyan Apenteng, called for unity in the association.
“It is important that the GJA is heard not only when it is in crisis but throughout the year; we journalists must feel the presence of our association every day,” he stated.