Former President John Dramani Mahama has condoled with The Multimedia Group over the sudden demise of one its star presenters, Kwadwo Asare Baffuor Acheampong (KABA).
Mr. Mahama in a Facebook post on Saturday evening described KABA's death as "shocking" while expressing his condolence to the family of the former broadcaster and the media fraternity.
“A sad day for us all. Received the shocking news of the passing of KABA. My condolences to the family, MBG [Multimedia Group] and the media fraternity,” he posted.
The host of Asempa FM’s late afternoon political show, ‘Eko Sii Sen’ passed away early Saturday, November 18, 2017.
KABA joined Asempa FM in 2008 as a service provider and became full time in August 2009. Prior to joining the Multimedia Group, KABA had worked with Top Radio from 2004 – 2008.
The broadcaster was a trained teacher at the University of Cape Coast after which he moved to the Ghana Institute of Journalism for Communications Studies.
He later enrolled at the University of Ghana to study Political Science. KABA had also hosted Adom TV’s Morning Show on Multi TV.
The ace broadcaster, was among a group of selected senior journalists, who joined the President at the Flagstaff House this year, to ask him questions about critical national issues.
He married Valentina Ofori Afriyie [in June 2016], a staff of Accra-based Class FM, who had moved from Radio Gold.
He left behind his wife and a daughter.
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