In 2017 on this day, news of the demise of Accra-based Asempa FM’s greatest political asset, Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong popularly known as KABA, shocked the media fraternity and the entire nation.
KABA died on Monday, November 18, 2017 after he was rushed to the hospital, having suffered a hypertensive complication.
With Regrets, We extend our deepest sympathies to the family of our brother, friend and colleague "Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong" popularly known in the media fraternity as "KABA", May his gentle soul be at peace with our Heavenly Father. Rest Well KABA. pic.twitter.com/fiSpCviUFu
Until his death, Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong was the host of Asempa FM's 'Ekosi Sen', a political talk show on radio. He led a number of anti-corruption campaigns in the country. KABA died barley a year after his marriage to radio presenter, Valentina Ofori Afriyie in 2016. He was survived by a daughter.
KABA was awarded Best Talk Show Host in the 2017 edition of the Radio and Television Personality (RTP) Awards. He joined the Multimedia Group in 2009 as a broadcast journalist and host of the daily news bulletin, ‘Asempa Today’ on Asempa FM. KABA later took charge as the host of their Saturday mornings current affairs program, ‘Kukurantumi’. He subsequently became host of the political talk show, ‘Ekosii Sen’ on Asempa FM.
How Social media users mourned KABA
With Regrets, We extend our deepest sympathies to the family of our brother, friend and colleague "Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong" popularly known in the media fraternity as "KABA", May his gentle soul be at peace with our Heavenly Father. Rest Well KABA. pic.twitter.com/fiSpCviUFu— #LoveYouDie (@andydosty) November 18, 2017
Oh bro! Kaba why? We just spoke yesterday at the office. Hmmm. Death! Smh #Sad— KMJ (I Was Born To Talk) ???? (@KMJonAIR) November 18, 2017
Charlie its true ooh— Filastone Phones and Accessories (@filastoneghana) November 18, 2017
Bad news for Asenpa Fm and multimedia
May his soul rest in Peace
RIP KABA...fans of political discourse in GH wud forever Miss u on the show, but till we meet again, may ur SOUL rest in perfect peace with ur maker.. Due!!!! pic.twitter.com/q4zZsa4xoP— Pavlov (@ObedoManchini) November 18, 2017