General News Sat, 25 Nov 2017

Kufuor, Ibrahim Mahama, others donate cash towards KABA’s funeral

Former President Kufuor, businessman Ibrahim Mahama and owner of Despite Group of Companies were among the many individuals and companies that have donated towards the late Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong’s funeral.

They made cash donations of undisclosed amounts to the family at the one-week celebration of the late Asempa FM presenter’s passing.

The event held at the forecourt of The Multimedia Group at Kokomlemle Saturday saw hundreds come to contribute their widows mite towards the funeral of the late 'Ekosii Sen' presenter.

Other donors included Rex Omar, Mathew Nyidam, Auntie Maggie of City & City, Richmond Boamah (SCB), Nana Takyi Bitters, Class Media Group, Kwame Kuma (GPRTU Chairman), Isaac Appiah, Alan Kyeremanten, Chamber of Petroleum, Amofa Kingdom, Togbui Loli I, Awomifie of Aiito.

Apart from cash donations some individuals and companies also donated cartons of their products including alcoholic beverages, soft drinks and water.

This includes Kasapreko, Global Media Alliance, Atinka Media Village as well as the Techiman Senior High School Class of 1999.

KABA died on November 18, 2017, at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital after a short illness. He was survived by a wife, Valentina Ofori Afriyie and a seven-month-old baby girl.

He will be buried on December 16 in Accra, the family head, Elder George Nyarko, disclosed Saturday, at the one-week celebration of the late presenter’s passing.

Source: Myjoyonline.com
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