The Ghana Journalist Association (GJA) will hold memorial service for Dr. Isaac Godwin kweku Aikins on Tuesday October 20,2020.
The late Dr. Aikins was the first Ghanaian General Manager of Ghana news Agency.And the memorial service will be held at 1000 hours at the Ghana International press center in Accra.
The General Sectary Mr. Kofi Yeboah said,the ceremony will be attended by the past and present staff of the GNA , retired and senior journalist and family members of the deceased.
It will also be held under strict Covid 19 protocols and urged all sympathizers to adhere.
His died on October 2,2020 at the age of 91.
In August 2019, at the celebration of the GJA 70th anniversary at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra, his family announced in his honour a sponsorship package for a GJA Award category on “Ethical Journalism” with a prize worth Ghc9,000 to mark his 90th birthday that year.
Indeed, the GJA has lost an illustrious son who deserves pride of place in the annals of the Association.