The end of an era; KABA's seat at Asempa FM studio turned over in symbolic farewell

The end of an era; KABA's seat at Asempa FM studio turned over in symbolic farewell

- The news of KABA’s death was received with shock and sorrow across the Ghana media scene over the weekend

- He has been mourned by many national stakeholders, including the President and the Vice President, as well former Presidents John Mahama and John Kufuor

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The Ghana media scene and the entire country has been thrown into a state of mourning following the death of Asempa FM presenter, Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong a.k.a KABA.

KABA's seat at Asempa studio turned over

Kwadwo Asare-Baffuor Acheampong

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The news of his death sent shock waves across all the media organizations, as many colleague journalists and officials of the present and past government, expressed sadness at the loss of one of Ghana’s notable journalists.

While the news is still settling with most of his friends and colleagues, the symbolic chapter of his time at Asempa FM, seems to have come to an end.

In a photo posted by Hitz FM’s Amanda Jissih, the chair which the late KABA sat on, has been turned over, with the symbolic red cloth hanging above the area, signalling the death of the ‘owner’ of the space.

KABA's seat at Asempa studio turned over

YEN reported the death of KABA on Saturday, November 18, at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital following a short illness. He was 37 years old.

Meanwhile, the Multimedia Group held a memorial service for the late journalist on Monday morning at their premises.

The ceremony saw attendance from colleagues and workers of Multimedia, come together to express sorrow at the loss of their colleague and sign the book of condolence.

KABA's seat at Asempa studio turned over

Members of the current ruling party and the opposition were also present to pay their respects, including Sam Okudzeto Ablakwa and Joseph Yamin.

READ ALSO: Truck that conveyed KABA's body to the mortuary captured in video

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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