- Broadcaster Bridget Otoo has made a revelation about how being frustrated at her former workplace made her win in the long run
- In an interview on Joy FM, she shared that her original role to lead coverage of 2016 General elections from taken away from her
- In a twist of fate, however, she played a central role in covering the elections from the headquarters of the Election commission
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Metro TV Presenter, Bridget Otoo has shared a touching story about how some unnamed persons at her former workplace tried to frustrate her but she ultimately prevailed in a new interview.
Speaking on 'Strong and Sassy' on Joy FM, the former TV3 presenter shared an example of some people trying to take away her role of being a lead anchor during the 2016 elections.
The broadcaster posted a snippet of the interview on Twitter where she made mentioned making a lot of first-time revelations.
"I think even in the lead up to the 2016 elections, at a point, I was so vocal to the point where I was unpopular as in the newsroom. For a lot of people, we did our campaign and I think I was probably the lead anchor," disclosed Otoo.
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"Billboards went up, people probably didn't notice it but in the election, I was never part of the election. The billboard went down. Yes, they took the billboard down."
She also shared how her breakthrough happened.
"But guess what I had the most important job in the election. I didn't fight for it. It just came to me. Lection day, there's talent going waste but hey, I am happy... we went to the EC, fortunately, my face got me in. At the time, we didn't even have a correspondent there so I became a correspondent for the station there (EC HQ) but they sent a whole crew coming to remove me and they said 'no, you already have a correspondent, she's not going anywhere.'
Watch the interview below.
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh reported about Bridget Otoo reporting to work at Metro TV following rumours that she had been sacked.
Otoo, an experienced broadcaster was announced as the newest employee of Metro TV, Ghana's oldest private TV station.
The announcement indicated that Otoo was to handle News Night, the station's prime-time news programme. She was to start on Tuesday, August 3, 2021.