Attempt to close down Jubilee radio in the Volta region foiled by youth in the Keta Municipality.
The youth and People of Keta in the Keta Municipality of the Volta Region, has stopped an alleged attempt by the Municipal Chief Executive of the Municipality to close down the Municipality’s oldest and most prestigious radio station, Jubilee Radio.
According to reports from the Keta township, a discussion on Jubilee Radio concerning a COVID-19 outbreak in the Municipality forced the Municipal Chief Executive to lead a team to close down the radio station.
The incident took place on the afternoon of Friday, April 3, 2020, with the youth of the township gathering in hundreds to prevent the MCE from closing down the station.
Earlier, a suspected case of COVID-19 has been recorded in Keta, a town in the Keta Municipality of the Volta Region.
The suspect, aged 41 is a sailor who had been at sea for over 30 days in a fishing vessel.
Speaking to the fishermen (Six in number) who brought the man to shore on how they came in contact with the man at sea, they narrated that they went fishing at the Dawn of Thursday (April 2, 2020.) and met a fishing vessel at sea.
The men in the fishing vessel who are whites and believed to be Chinese pleaded with them to take the suspect together with some quantity of fish to the shore. That upon reaching the shore, they should sell the fish and give the money to the suspect so he can go to his hometown and they agreed.
The man who is currently in quarantine at the Keta Municipal Hospital’s holding facility’s temperature was taken and reads 39°C according to sources at the hospital.
Keta Youth prevents MCE, Police over attempt to close down Jubilee radio (VIDEO)