Deputy Minister for Information, Mr. Pius Enam Hadzide has confirmed that the Communications Director for the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Sammy Gyamfi is currently under investigations for allegedly leading a team to spread fake news in Ghana.
Speaking in an interview with Kwame Nkrumah Tikesie on the Okay FM ‘Ade Akye Abia’ morning Show few minutes ago, the Deputy Information Minister disclosed that the NDC is allegedly operating websites, which have purposely been crafted to thwart government information.
He adds that the Information Ministry has traced the said websites, and have come to a conclusion that the same fake news contents have constantly been spread on the portals.
He added that some audios have been distorted on the websites with jingles of credible radio stations with the intention to deceived the innocent Ghanaian.
He adds that such acts, are against the laws of the country and that has compelled the investigative bodies to intervene.
“As I speak to you now Sammy Gyamfi is under investigations because he leads the NDC communication bureau and all the fake news and its related audios have been traced to their websites. These are against the laws of the country and the investigative bodies are taking the necessary steps to ensure the law takes its course. These are parts of the various machinations by the National Democratic Congress to adopt every possible means in winning the elections but we will also keep tracking them”. Mr. Pius Enam Hadzide indicated.