The pinnacle of Ghana Nationwide Fuel Firm, Ernest Kofi Owusu-Bempah, has rendered an unqualified apology for his use of “harsh” phrases towards Ghanaian celebrities within the #FixTheCountry marketing campaign.
This comes barely 72 hours after an try to justify his “sturdy and uncomplimentary language” backfired.
“I’ve taken a second have a look at the write-up and though nothing that I wrote is an untruth, I admit that maybe I used to be too harsh in a few of my conclusions and selection of phrases. This shouldn’t have been the case and I apologise to all those that could have been damage by the piece,” he has mentioned in a prolonged Fb publish.
“I’m sorry. I due to this fact retract the sturdy and uncomplimentary language used within the write up. Possibly the problems that I used to be a lot involved about is not going to have been glossed over had I not engaged in some early conclusions.”
The celebrities had joined the social media motion to demand an enchancment within the residing situations of Ghanaians.
Reacting to the protest, the state officer in a write-up on social media described the celebrities concerned within the motion as ‘social misfits’ whose behaviour might be ‘akin to drunken behaviour’, thus, unfit to dictate to President Akufo-Addo on what to do.
Owusu-Bempah was not spared for his remarks as he got here beneath criticism from Ghanaians for disrespecting his compatriots.
The warmth from the general public finally pressured the PRO to retract his assertion.
“Let me state that my motivation to jot down that piece was to not slander all celebrities basically nor individuals concerned within the marketing campaign however to deliver to the fore some salient indicators close to the place we’re as a rustic, and to right some severe adverse phenomenon inside the Ghanaian movie star entrance,” parts of the apology learn.
He defined that: “I, Ernest Kofi Owusu Bempah shouldn’t be towards any free pondering Ghanaian concerned in any authentic train to get authorities accountable to the individuals however I would be the first to name out the deception of the nucleus of the present social media politicking by this so-called celebrities and their media collaborators.”
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