- Hon. Kojo-Appiah lost his temper and verbally attacked a journalist on live radio
- He accused the journalist of performing armchair journalism
- He says foreign journalists go to the field, but Ghanaian journalists just keep calling him
Member of Parliament (MP) for the Atwima Kwanwoma Constituency, Hon. Dr. Kojo Appiah-Kubi, has recently during a phone interview with a Kumasi based radio station over allegations brought forth against the parliamentarian by fellow party members.
In a telephone interview with Kumasi based radio station, Fox FM, Hon. Dr. Kojo-Appiah lost his cool when asked to respond to allegations leveled against him.
Choosing to attack the show host, Kwaku Kyeremanteng Nkansah, instead of responding to questions put forth against him, the Atwima Kwanwoma lawmaker verbally attacked the show host, calling him an arm-chair journalist.
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“Stop your usual armchair journalism and go round to seek solutions and answers,” said the lawmaker, "You are sitting in your studio and calling me for information. …this is lazy journalism”.
Some fellow party constituency members leveled allegations that Hon. Kojo-Appiah saying the parliamentarian took over the district's school feeding program without involving other party constituency executives.
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Hon. Dr. Kjo-Appiah went on to angrily expressed that foreign journalist like those with the BBC tend to go out to the field and capture stories, all the while - according to him - Ghanaian journalists just call him.
Hon. Dr. Kojo-Appiah went as far as to say that he's been unable to do his work as a legislator due to the amount of calls he receives from journalists.
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