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General News of Thursday, 18 January 2018

Source: mynewsgh.com

President remembers KABA and others at presser

President Akufo-Addo observes a moment of silence for deceased journalists play videoPresident Akufo-Addo observes a moment of silence for deceased journalists

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Wednesday paid a glowing tribute to three journalists with died in course of last year and early this year.

Prior to his second interaction with the media at the Flagstaff House, the President observed a minute of silence for their peaceful repose.

The death of Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong (KABA) who was the late political afternoon show host of Asempa Fm in November last year, shook the nation with members of the inky fraternity deeply troubled.

It was followed by the Managing Editor of the Al-Hajj Newspaper, Alhaji Iddrisu Bature who died at the beginning of 2018.

But speaking about his death, the President said:” “I am particularly unhappy about the demise of Bature, he was a good opponent and it is sad that he is no longer here to keep me and everything we are doing on our toes. We wish him safe and mercy and rest in the arms of the almighty”



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