Our hearts are broken; KABA is dead!

Our hearts are broken; KABA is dead!
Source: Ghana | Myjoyonline.com | Jerry Tsatro Mordy | Email: jerry.mordy@myjoyonline.com, Twitter: @jerrymordy
Date: 18-11-2017 Time: 12:11:05:pm

A talented broadcaster with The Multimedia Group Limited, Kwadwo Asare Baffuor Acheampong has died.

KABA as he was popularly known, died in the early hours of Saturday, November 18, 2017, at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.

KABA until his sudden death, was the host of popular late afternoon political talk show, Ekosii Sen on Asempa 94.7 FM.

He was married to Valentina Ofori Afriyie who is also a broadcaster with Accra-based Class FM, having worked many years with Radio Gold and Spirit Fm in Kumasi. 

He was survived by his wife and daughter.

Chief Executive Officer of The Multimedia Group, Kwasi Twum led management and staff of the Multimedia Group to his residence shortly after news of his death.

Mr. Kwasi Twum expressed his condolence to the wife and family.

Funeral arrangements will be communicated in due course.

Kwadwo Asare Baffuor Acheampong officially joined The Multimedia Group in August 2009 as a broadcast journalist. He was then the regular host of news bulletin 'Asempa Today' on Asempa FM.

He also hosted weekly current affairs programme 'Kukurantumi' on Saturday morning.

He rose through the ranks to become of the country's most-sought-after political and current affairs talk host. He was recently awarded as the Best Talk Show Host in the 2017 edition of the Radio and Television Personality (RTP) Awards.

KABA was formerly the host of 'Badwam', a current affairs show on Adom TV. He sat in for regular hosts on many programmes, including 'Dwaso Nsem' on Adom 106.3 FM.

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