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General News of Saturday, 18 November 2017


Bawumia expresses shock at KABA’s death

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has noted with shock the unfortunate demise of talented broadcaster with The Multimedia Group Limited, Kwadwo Asare Baffuor Acheampong also known as KABA.

In a Facebook post, the Vice President wrote “I have learnt with shock, the sudden demise of Joseph Kwadwo Asare-Baffuor Acheampong (KABA) of Asempa FM and the Multimedia Group.”

Dr. Bawumia who expressed his condolence prayed for strength for the family and entire media fraternity to be able to deal with the painful loss.

“May God give his widow, family and the entire media fraternity, the fortitude to bear this painful loss” the Vice President posted.

KABA as he was popularly known, died in the early hours of Saturday, 18th November 2017 after a short illness.

KABA until his sudden death, was the host of popular late afternoon political talk show, Ekosii Sen on Asempa 94.7 FM.

He was married to Valentina Ofori Afriyie who is also a broadcaster with Accra-based Class FM, having worked many years with Radio Gold and Spirit FM in Kumasi.

He left behind a daughter.

Chief Executive Officer of The Multimedia Group, Kwesi Twum led management and staff of the Multimedia Group to his residence shortly after news of his death.

Mr. Kwesi Twum expressed his condolence to the wife and family.

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