Government must act decisively to end obscenities on TV screens – Reverend
Evangelist Reverend Kingsley Emmanuel Yamoah, President and Founder of the Evangelical Calvarian Church of Ghana has appealed to the Government to take firm measures to wipe out obscenities from television (TV) and radio programmes.
“Many of their programmes are simply not good, morally offensive and out of touch with our traditional values, beliefs and culture.”
Rev Yamoah was speaking at the 43rd anniversary celebration of the church at Adukrom in Kumasi on the theme, “Pressing forward”.
He said nobody should underestimate the influence of TV on the youth, saying their way of dressing, talking, dancing and walking are all shaped by what they see on the screen.
Rev Yamoah also expressed concern about the rate at which marriages were falling apart, narcotic drugs use by the youth, robberies, rape and other evils that had engulfed the society and said these were holding back the nation’s forward march.
He called on churches and mosques to join hands with the government to purge the society of the criminal and immoral practices.