Nat’l Theatre board chair wades into int’l journalist’s murder

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Board Chairman of the National Theatre, Nana Fredua Agyeman Ofori-Atta, says the Ghana Police Service must thoroughly investigate the killing of a UK-based journalist in Ghana

 A UK-based Journalist, Syed Taalay Ahmad Sahib, was killed by armed robbers on the Tamale-Buipe highway on Monday, August 23, 2021.

 Taalay Ahmad, a Journalist with London-based MTA Television Channel and his colleague, Umaru Abdul Hakim, were attacked by the robbers while on a mission to film a documentary.

He was pronounced dead following the incident, and his colleague was receiving treatment at the Tamale Teaching Hospital.

 Speaking on Peace FM , Nana Fredua expressed disgust over the incident stressing the foreigner’s death has muddied the country’s image.

 He called for support for the Police to do due diligence in bringing the perpetrators to book.

“It’s very disturbing news… we pray for God’s forgiveness. We must encourage the Police to do due diligence,” he stated.

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