Communications Minister Ursula Owusu confirms the arrest of Nana Agradaa and closure of TV Stations

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The minister in charge of Communications who doubles as the member of Parliament for Ablekuma West constituency, Hon Ursula Owusu has confirmed in a Facebook post on the arrest of popular priestess, Patience Asiedu aka Nana Agradaa.

According to the post sighted by Society Watch, a joint team comprising of the Police, National Security Intelligence Operatives, and the National Communications Authority whisked away Nana Agradaa, the owner of Thunder TV and Ice 1 TV for illegally transmittion without a license from her premises in Kasoa.

Nana Agradaa has become a notorious priestess for duping patrons of her TV stations with the advertisement of “Sika gari” which she claims her gods multiplies money after performing some rituals.

It is in lieu of this that the joint task force made the arrest and seized some equipment used for the transmission of the propagation of her numerous dubious agenda.

Below is a full post of Ursula Owusu below.

At about 2200hrs on 20/04/2021, a joint team of Police and National Security Intelligence Operatives, in collaboration with the National Communications Authority, stormed the premises of two satellite television stations, namely, Thunder TV and Ice1 TV, who were illegally transmitting without licenses, at Kasoa in the Central Region

The team arrested the offenders among which included the owner of Thunder TV, Patience Asiedua, popularly known as Nana Agradaa and seized two (2) equipment each used in the illegal transmission from both premises. Nana Agradaa advertises her “Sika Gari” on her TV station, which she claims is her personal god that multiplies money with some rituals she makes. She has hence admitted to this illegality and is currently in custody assisting with further investigations.

The influx of unregulated television stations on air have led to promotion of certain content which may affect public order, public morality and the rights and reputation of others. As such, efforts are underway to rid the system of this canker and reduce overcrowding on Ghana’s air waves.

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