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General News Mon, 20 Nov 2017

Captain Smart weeps uncontrollably at KABA's memorial service

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Ghanaians were on Saturday thrown into a state of shock and sorrow over news of the demise of ace broadcaster Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong who, until his untimely death, was working with the Multimedia Group.

The Multimedia Group on Monday morning held a memorial service for their departed colleague.

The solemn event was attended by politicians across the various divides, colleague journalists and Ghanaians from all walks of life.

The moderator of the event and host of Adom FM’s ‘Fabewoso, Captain Smart could not hold back his tears.

Captain Smart who is well-known for his courage in dealing with political issues wailed uncontrollably as he struggled to come to terms with the fact that his good friend had passed on to eternity.

Brief profile of Asempa FM's KABA

Broadcast journalist and host of Asempa FM's political show, 'Ekosi Sen' Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong popularly known as KABA shared memorable times as a family man and a public figure in the media industry.

He got married to radio presenter, Valentina Ofori Afriyie in 2016 at Santasi in Kumasi

He had his second cycle education at the Techiman Senior High School in the Brong Ahafo Region and completed in 1999.

He pursued Advanced Broadcast Journalism - Print and Broadcast at the Ghana Institute of Journalism and completed in the year 2005 and further enrolled on an Educational course at the University of Cape Coast and completed in 2007.

As a strong anti-corruption campaigner, he used his show to campaign against corruption.

He recently won the Radio Talk Show Host of the Year award at the 2017 RTP Awards.

Source: www.ghanaweb.com
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