Media scramble for space at Independence Day celebration

Media scramble for space at Independence Day celebration

- It was fun when President Mahama addressed the world at the Black Stars Square on the 59th Independence Day celebration

- Some actors enacted a mock parade of VAG led by Henry Pattington

- A cross section of the media had to perch in a parked truck to cover the celebration

Media scramble for space at Independence Day celebration

As journalists rushed for space

It was not all business when President John Mahama addressed Ghana and the world at the Black Stars Square on the 59 Independence Day celebration.

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There was fun too and when it happened, it was as though the media wanted to take on a cross section of actors who treated the President Mahama and his special guest of honour, Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta to some hilarious mock Veterans Association of Ghana (VAG) parade.

Media scramble for space at Independence Day celebration

A 'mock' press box too?

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It was all smiles as Henry Pattington popularly known as Papa Nii led his colleagues to a hilarious mock parade which left the many people on the podium laugh till their ribs could take no more.

When it came to the press, just a mere look at what a parked articulator truck could be doing on such august occasion got many people laughing.

Media scramble for space at Independence Day celebration

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A section of the media was packed in what looked like a press box at first sight; but a second look revealed the bizarre truth that the media rather inventively mounted an extra space to cover the day’s job.

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