Dr Bernard Otabil, General Manager of Ghana News Agency (GNA), has presented rlg laptops to staff of the Agency as part of the ‘One Journalist, one laptop project’, to facilitate their work.
Dr Otabil explained that the laptops were offered by the Ministry of Information and Media Relations.
He said the newsroom was a vital part of the Agency hence the need to strengthen it through the acquisition of resources to equip reporters to be more efficient.
Dr Otabil urged the reporters to go the extra mile to make news delivery more successful.
He cautioned beneficiaries that the move should not prevent them from reporting to work with the excuse of sending stories from home with the laptops but as a move to ginger them to be more effective.
The General Manager indicated that the laptops were pre-installed with wireless connection and that so far GNA had received 150 laptops from the Ministry.
Nurudeen Issahaq, Supervising Chief Editor of the Agency, expressed the hope that the laptops would assist the reporters to speed up their work.
Dr Fiona Gibson, Editor at the Foreign desk, who spoke on behalf of beneficiaries said they were grateful to management for the recognition and that the equipment would help enhance news delivery.