The National Campaigns Manager for the New Patriotic Party, Peter Mac Manu has charged members of the party to be wary of fake news that circulate on various forms of media about the current administration of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo in the country.
The 2016 Campaigns Manager for the NPP made this disclosure at the Western Regional Delegates conference held at the main auditorium of the George Grant University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa, this morning.
Speaking to Spice FM‘ Kojo Ennimil Arthur on the sidelines, Mr. Mac Manu explains such news have the tendency to cause political unrest and direpute for the New Patriotic Party.
“We have a government to project. Let’s project the good works of H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa and the goodness happening in our region. Today if you want to project government you will have to deal with fake news. Some people have made it their business to run down this government”, he explained.
“So we have a duty to protect this government. Whatever we hear, read or see on media needs to be subjected to verification. If we fail to verify these fake news and allow them to be promulgated, then we are not protecting the government”, Mr Manu cautioned.
Mr. Mac Manu in his remarks, charged party delegate to work assiduously to increase their representation in parliament and to retain the NPP government beyond election 2020.
Kojo Ennimil Arthur |Spicefmonline.com |Ghana