Journalist who wrote about the headmaster rewarded with a standing fan declares his intention to get more answers

Journalist who wrote about the headmaster rewarded with a standing fan declares his intention to get more answers

- Eliasu Mohammed Tanko, who wrote a story about Awudu Kombian, a teacher who walks 42km everyday says he would get more answers

- According to him, he was equally surprised at the statement made by the teacher

A journalist, Eliasu Mohammed Tanko, who broke the story about a headmaster, Awudu Kombian, who allegedly walks 42km every day to school, has expressed his intent to get more answers.

According to him, in writing the story, his focus was more on the reward, as he knew that there is no ‘road’ anywhere in the district leading to the community.

“There are only deplorable ‘paths’ and the popular route to the Warvi community is through communities in the Kumbungu district.,” he added.

A teacher receiving a standing fan as a prize

Awudu Kombian receiving his prize

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His decision was in reaction to a statement attributed to a colleague journalist, Justice Baidoo, who likened his work to a conveyor-belt, which leads to such stories.

Baidoo went on to say that in the worst case scenario, the “upside-down” kind of journalism would finally explode.

Reacting to these comments, Tanko stated that he is fully aware of the nature of the roads in the community in which the teacher works.

He added that even though he expressed alarm at the statement made by Kombian, he would get more answers from him.

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that a teacher, who doubles as the headmaster of Warvi D/A Primary School, has been rewarded with a standing fan during District Assembly’s Independence Day celebrations held at Tolon in the Northern region.

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