Finally airing is the sixth season of “You Only Live Once,” Ghana’s top educational television program.
The 13-episode serial drama aims to spread important messages about well-being, family planning, nutrition, reproductive health, child and adolescent health, and the requirement for a COVID-19 vaccination.
The sixth season of the YOLO television show is being made by Farmhouse Productions Limited in collaboration with the National Population Council, Ghana Health Service, Ghana Education Service, and the U.S. Agency for International Development, among others.
Jackie Appiah, Adjetey Annan, Majid Michel, Vicent McCauley, Aaron Adatsi, John B. Peasah, and many other talented new cast members have joined the current season.
The Chief of Staff at the Presidency, Madam Akosua Frema Osei-Opare, spoke at the premiere at the Silverbird Cinemas in Accra and expressed her delight that the YOLO series had returned after a three-year break.
I light of this, she said,
“The new season would be a young adult-focused TV program that focuses on COVID-19 vacination, family planning, reproductive health, malaria prevention, and good nutrition in an effort for Ghanaians to live a good life.
“It opens a window for us to examine, experience, debate, and reflect on the complexity of issues that our young people face in their daily lives,” she iterated.
The YOLO TV show, according to Madam Osei-Opare, complements the government’s efforts to educate and empower the youth, who are crucial to Ghana’s growth.
The Director General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, who made an appearance in season six of the show, thanked the collaborators and cast for making this season possible and hoped that it will inform young people about making wise health decisions.
“The YOLO program is unique as it allows for topics on health issues to be showcased, discussed, and integrated into a format that suits today’s youth.
“This season, YOLO goes up North to capture the culture and well-being challenges of the people with interesting new casts. I want to thank all the partners for making season six a possibility,” he pointed out.
U.S Ambassador’s Speech
In her speech, Madam Virginia Evelyn Palmer, the U.S. Ambassador to Ghana, praised the cast of YOLO for serving as role models for the country’s youth and for creating a secure environment where people can discuss important topics and make informed health decisions.
She emphasized the significance of youth in Ghana’s growth and how their healthcare decisions impact not just Ghana’s future but also the destiny of the entire planet.
On Friday, January 27, 2023, at the Radach Hotel in Tamale, the second episode of YOLO season six will premiere.
To that effect, TV3, Farmhouse Movie App, and YouTube Channel will then broadcast it live.
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