Journalist threatens protest over KABA's death
A broadcast journalist of Rivers 90.1FM in Wasa Akropong in the Amenfi East District of the Western Region, Kwabena Anyanyanbia has threatened to lead a demonstration if the autopsy report of Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong (KABA) doesn’t provide substantial facts about the cause of his death.
He made this known on Hope 107.1FM morning show dubbed 'Morning Dew' with its host, Bishop Oteng Gbortse on Tuesday 21st November 2017.
Mr. Kwabena Anyanyanbia argues that similar events within the media fraternity have been left uninvestigated and that it has become unbearable, the rate at which some media personalities have lost their lives without any concrete and convinced autopsy report to explain events that led to their deaths.
Confidence K Baah of Kesben Fm, Peace FM Correspondent King George and the current shocking demise of KABA are a few of the examples he gave of deaths that were mysterious and incomprehensible.
He also bemoaned the situation where media personnel are subjected to disrespect and impudence in the dispensation of their official duties by some so called leaders and citizens of the nation and called for a check in that regard.
Brief Profile of 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.
KABA left behind a seven-month old daughter.