The unfortunate and sudden demise of broadcast journalist Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong popularly known as KABA has left many in the Ghanaian media fraternity devastated and shocked.
KABA’s death was confirmed by his employer, Multimedia Saturday.
A statement from his employers , Multimedia Group, said their Chief Executive Officer, Kwasi Twum, led management and staff of the Group to his residence shortly after the news of his death.
“Mr. Kwasi Twum expressed his condolence to the wife and family,” the statement said, adding that “funeral arrangements will be communicated in due course.”
As tributes continue to pour in for KABA, YEN.com.gh wants to share with it’s reader, some facts about this talented journalist many did not know.
1. He left behind a daughter
The late KABA got married last year to Valentina Ofori Afriyie. They welcomed their first baby girl some few months ago. He also a strong anti-corruption campaigner who used his show to campaign against corruption.
2. Married to a journalist
KABA’s wife, Valentina Ofori Afriyie is a journalist who works with Class FM in Accra. The two tied the knot in June 2016 in Kumasi.
3. Only child of his parents
The tough and towering journalist who lost his life following a short illness happens to be the only child of his parents.
4. He attended Cape Coast University/Ghana Institute of Journalism:
KABA attended University of Cape Coast and trained as trained teacher after which he went to the Ghana Institute of Journalism to read Diploma in Communication Studies. Later, he moved to the University of Ghana to study Political Science.
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