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General News Mon, 20 Nov 2017

Minister weeps uncontrollably at KABA’s memorial service

Deputy Minister for Transport and the Member of Parliament of Tema West constituency, Nii Kwartei Titus Glover, was inconsolable at the a memorial service held at the forecourt of Joy FM for late broadcaster, Asare-Baffuor Acheampong (KABA).

The former Host of late afternoon political show, Ekosii Sen on Asempa FM is believed to be a close associate of the Deputy Minister who was seen on live TV shedding tears despite attempts by other mourners to console him.

The Multimedia Group held the memorial service for their former staff who died at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital last Saturday after a short illness.

His death which sad event has left many hearts broken, saw members from both sides of the political divide attend the service and eulogized him as one of the icons in the media landscapes in the country.

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KABA joined Asempa FM in 2008 as a service provider and became full time in August 2009. Prior to joining the Multimedia Group, KABA had worked with Top Radio from 2004-2008.

The broadcaster was a trained teacher at the University of Cape Coast after which he moved to the Ghana Institute of Journalism for Communications Studies.

He later enrolled at the University of Ghana to study Political Science. KABA had also hosted Adom TV’s Morning Show on Multi TV.

The ace broadcaster was among a group of selected senior journalists who joined the president at the Flagstaff House this year to ask him questions about critical national issues.

KABA married Valentina Ofori Afriyie in June 2016, a staff of Accra-based Class FM, who had moved from Radio Gold.

He left behind his wife and a daughter.



Source: mynewsgh.com
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