A former Director-General of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation William Ampem-Darko has expressed concerns over plans to jail Ghanaians who default in the payment of their TV license fee.
The Chief Justice upon request by the GBC has set up a special court to hear cases regarding the payment of TV license. The court begins operations from Tomorrow Thursday January 4.
The issue has sparked outrage among a section of Ghanaians who argue the GBC does not live up to expectation.
Commenting on the development, Mr. Ampem-Darko told Francis Abban on the Morning Starr Wednesday that there is a lack of education on the exact roles of a public broadcaster.
“That’s rather extreme. But if the education had been done well, we wouldn’t have reached this stage.
“I am surprised that people who are well educated and can appreciate the importance of public service broadcasting are making noise over this payments,” he said.