The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has named the Ashanti Regional Chairman of the governing NPP, Bernard Antwi Boasiako, also
known as Chairman Wontumi, as the most abusive person on radio.
In his August file on Language observation on radio, the Regional Chairman was consistently observed by using the Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, and
host of Power FM’s Inside Politics, Mugabe Maase.
“Over the monitoring length (August 1-31), a complete of 1,019 radio programmes have been monitored on 15 chosen radio stations throughout the country.
“The programmes covered information bulletins, and political/current affairs discussions aired on the 15 radio stations.
“A complete of ninety nine indecent expressions had been recorded by way of 34 individuals. The ninety nine indecent expressions are made up of Insulting and Offensive comments; Unsubstantiated allegations; Threats; Provocative remarks; Expressions or Comments promotion Divisiveness.
“The thirty four (34) humans who made the indecent expressions featured on the radio programmes as hosts, discussants/panelists, interviewees and callers,” the assertion explained.
The Media Foundation for West Africa additionallybrought that the NPP recorded 50 indecent expressions, observedby way of the NDC with (9).
While the PPP recorded 3, and the GCPP recorded 2, The Ghana Freedom Party (GFP) and Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG) recorded 1 indecent expression each.
Giving in addition details, the groupstated 12 out of the 15 radio stations monitored recorded indecent expressions.
Also, Kumasi-based Wontumi Radio recorded 34 indecent expressions on its morning exhibitwhilst Accra-based Oman FM recorded 28 indecent expressions on two of its important programmes – Boiling Point (24) and National Agenda (4).
And also, Kumasi-based Ashh FM recorded 28 indecent expressions throughout three programmes – Boiling Point, 24, Keynote three and National Agenda, 1.
Lastly, Power FM additionally primarily based in Accra, recorded 14 indecent expressions – all on its afternoon political exhibit titled, Inside Politics.