We have not banned fetish priests from TV broadcast – NMC
The National Media Commission (NMC) has refuted publications that it had barred fetish priests from appearing on national television.
Information was rife on some portals and social media that the regulator had restricted mallams and fetish priests from broadcasting or advertising on television.
But the NMC explained that its guidelines contained no laws to carry out what had been suggested.
Describing the publication as “fake news” the Commission further indicated that it would have been unconstitutional to take directions from President Nana Akufo-Addo as suggested in the publication.
“So both in law and in practice, His Excellency the President gives no instructions to the NMC, and the Commission takes none from any other person or authority,” a statement issued by NMC Executive Secretary, George Sarpong, said on April 30.
Below is the full statement: