I wrote recommendation letter for KABA to pursue further education - Top lecturer weeps helplessly

I wrote recommendation letter for KABA to pursue further education - Top lecturer weeps helplessly

-Tributes have been pouring in since news of the death of Asempa FM Presenter, KABA broke on Saturday morning

- Prominent figures like President AKufo-Addo, Vice President Dr Bawumia and former President Mahama have all expressed shock at KABA's sudden death

-The latest tribute comes from Professor Ransford Gyampo who taught KABA at the University Ghana

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Ghanaians woke up on Saturday to the sad news of the passing of Asempa FM presenter, Kojo Asare-Baffour Acheampong, popularly known as KABA.

KABA - Top Lecturer

KABA and his wife Valentina

The news was that, he had died at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra in the early hours of Saturday after being rushed there following a short illness.

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His sudden demise has seen the outpouring of emotional tributes by many Ghanaians including President Nana Akufo-Addo, Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia and former President John Mahama.

The latest prominent figure to join the long list of people paying tributes is, Professor Ransford Gyampoh, a Political Science lecturer at the University of Ghana.

I wrote recommendation letter for KABA to pursue further education - Top lecturer weeps helplessly

Professor Ranford Gyampo

In a touching tribute on his Facebook wall on Sunday, an obviously shocked Prof Gyampoh decried the sudden nature of the Asempa FM presenter's death.

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"I recently wrote a recommendation letter for you to pursue further education.

"KABA, you interviewed me on your Program just about a week ago.

"KABA, you always wore and proudly displayed the tag as my student.

"Unlike Major Mahama"s death that made me shed tears, I am not crying about your painful demise because I believe you contributed your quota towards mother Ghana's political development in your profession within this short period of your existence in earth.

"It's not about the longevity of life that matters most. It's about what you did for mother Ghana.

"But wait ooo....How can you just die like that? I tried calling your two phone numbers but they are all off.

...Your death is painful but I won't cry because I know you've served mother Ghana well in your own way. Just that I feel you are gone too soon and I am sad" he said among other things.

He also posted a photo of KABA with the caption. "Bye Bye by this time? Oh Kwadwo Asare-Baffour Acheampong, KABA!

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KABA was survived by his wife, Valentina Ofori Afriyie of Class FM and their infant daughter.

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