General News Mon, 20 Nov 2017
It was wails and tears for the Communication Minister, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, who was scheduled for an interview with the late Asempa FM political host, KABA.Mrs Owusu-Ekuful who narrated her disappointment in tears indicated that, she had an interview with KABA on Monday, November, 20 but had rather come to his funeral.
“Am just shocked at the news am hearing, KABA has really deceived me, however, what has happened to him can happen to everybody.”
“Death has stolen this treasure at this time he was needed most.”
However, another former Deputy Minister of information,Mr Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, who could not control his tears at the ended memorial service stated,”things has not been easy for us at all, because this is not what we were expecting, we are all sad.”
The service was held at the fore court of joy FM and saw thousands of journalist, ministers of state, family members, sympathizers and friends.
News of KABA’s sudden death early Saturday at the Kole Bu Teaching Hospital sent shockwaves throughout the country as his listeners who cut across the society, home and abroad, posted messages on various social media platforms to console the family.
The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo described the late Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong (KABA) as one of the ‘excellent journalists’ in the country.
The President, posted on his Twitter handle: “Shocked by the news of @Kojokaba’s death. Undoubtedly one of the most talented journalists of his generation. Condolences to his wife, family and Multimedia. #RIPKABA”
Source: Ghana Crusader