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General News of Friday, 7 December 2018

Source: yen.com.gh

Four resign from Citi FM over misunderstanding with Head of news

Vivian Lokko Vivian Kai Lokko, Head of news Citi FM

YEN.com.gh sources indicate that there is turmoil at Accra-based Citi FM as the award-winning station has lost four journalists due to problems with a senior editorial team member.

The journalists are said to have worked with the station for years.

Omni Media Limited own the popular radio station as well as its affiliate stations and new TV channel, Citi TV.

The resignations, first reported by Mynewsgh.com, sees mainly regional correspondents leaving their posts.

Those who have reportedly resigned include Nana Boakye Yiadom, King Nobert Akpakle, Volta Regional Correspondent, Obrempong Yaw Ampofo, Western Regional correspondent and Abdul Karim Natogma, Northern Regional Correspondent.

It is reported that head of news, Vivian Kai Lokko is the woman with whom all four have a problem.

She is thought to be rude to her team and has been accused of lacking the interpersonal and managerial skills to lead the news desk.

The journalists who have reportedly left their posts have declined to comment on the matter after being reached out to by Mynewgh.com.

Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that Bernard Avle, the host of Citi FM’s morning show, "The Citi Breakfast Show," was adjudged the best journalist for the year 2017.

Avle, who is also a management member at the station, is seen as the face of Citi FM and TV.