​Change Comes to Nyaniba Health College after Media Exposé

Development journalism indeed provides get result. The New Independent

can report that, following a report as done by Spynewsagency.com on

negative activities on the campuses of some Health Training

Institutions in the country, drastic changes have been made on the

campuses of Tema based Nyaniba Health College- One of the leading

Health Training Institutions in Ghana.
A follow-up visit made to that institution by Spynews’ Team according

a report on their website, the team was met with cheers and smiles

from students and administrative staff.
The report stated that, the team was happy that their earlier report,

has led to improvements upon state of facilities in that institution.

It would be recalled thatspynewsagency.com undertook an investigation

into affairs of
Nyaniba Health College where that media entity revealed that, students

were allegedly being shortchanged and exploited by school authorities

amidst rights being abused.

That particular investigative piece mentioned of some inadequacies in

the school’s infrastructure as well as inconsistencies in standard

teaching and learning.

Subsequent visit to the school by that media team however revealed a

drastic face-lift in its infrastructure and others.
Authorities were around to interact with the team and as well as to

make inputs into some aspects of the story they suggested as having

factual errors while offering detailed explanations on others

according spynewsagency.com

They team was officially taken round the facility, including some

restricted portions of that campus where it came out that some actions

were indeed taken to give the place a facelift post by that media

house has revealed.

Changes The Team Saw
Spynews’ team noticed change in the environment and an improvement

upon the water system on the campus. The team as well met with some

renovation works being carried out on some of the buildings on the

campus we studied on their wall.
‘There is indeed, drastic improvement upon general hygienic conditions

in the school.  Additional lavatories have been provided in addition

to what already existed in the school. Over-crowded hostels have also

been decongested in a way’ the news portal reported.

‘Spynews’ interacted with students and had some fruitful responses.

Some of the students told the team of their excitement over change of

events on their campus’ they stated.
‘Ventilation in the lecture rooms have been improved

tremendously-dirty curtains have been removed and replaced with neat

ones. All furnishings blocking airspace and ventilation in the

classrooms had been removed’ reports added.

The school library is also looking different with some works still

being done on it and as well, new books have provided while a new

computer laboratory with fresh computers and an internet cafe can also

be seen as additional infrastructure that will inure to the benefit of

the students.
The team revealed on their site

Sanitation situation has been improved upon which means that, students

will no longer have to walk long distances in search of water they

further revealed.

According to spynewsagency .com, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of

Nyaniba Health College, Rev. Nana Ohene Fianko, told the Spynews’ team

that, “the institution has been awoken by your reportage and we are

doing all we can to put corrective measures in place.
You can see for yourself the kind of work that is going on here’ it

further reported.

‘I can guarantee you that you are not going to have cause to conduct

any investigations about us again going forward because we are not

leaving any stone unturned this time,” the school’s Director is

reported to have stated.

According to the report, the team during its visit was however not

happy about state of the only water reservoir since it has been

leaking for a very long time.
Meanwhile, authorities of the school The New Independent has learnt in

the end assured of some corrective measures to be put in place to

arrest that situation.

In his own words Rev. Fianko said, “This is being dealt with as we

speak. I have just approved budget to take care of that’’ he said

according spynewsagency.com.

Indeed, the ultimate aim of development journalism is to champion

positive change to impact society, and spynews agency must be

commended for that positive action.
Source:www.spynewsagency with additional files from:

Kofi Adzivor/The New Independent

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