The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has appointed Prince Kwame Tamakloe, a Ghanaian journalist based in Tamale, and others as media ambassadors.
The USAID unveiled the media ambassadors in at a brief ceremony in Accra on Wednesday, October 20.
Following the appointment, the media ambassadors are expected to use their experience in the media to support the organization in their respective activities.
They are also expected to assist USAID and their affiliated organizations in acting as watchdogs in the country’s justice delivery system.
Mr. Affail Monney, President of the Ghana Journalists Association, expressed confidence in the selected journalists during the ceremony in Accra.
He stated that the appointed ambassadors will contribute to the project’s success and the benefit of ordinary Ghanaians.
Mr. Tamakloe previously worked as the news editor of a Tamale-based radio station, Kesmi Fm, as well as a regional reporter for Class Fm and other news agencies.
He is appointed alongside Manasseh Azure Awuni, an investigative journalist, and other well-known journalists in the country.
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