Former president Kufour shocked by KABA's death

Former president Kufour shocked by KABA's death

- Former president Kufour has expressed shock at the death of Multimedia Group's KABA

- He says KABA was like family to him

- He also said the late broadcast journalist paid him a visit weeks before he died

Former President John Agyekum Kufour has expressed shocked at the death of Kwadwo Asare-Baffour Acheampong - popularly known to Ghanaians as KABA - which occurred over the weekend.

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Former president Kufour shocked by KABA"s death

Former president John Agyekum Kufour

READ ALSO: How KABA's wife initially refused to believe news of her husband's death

In a statement released on Monday, November 20th, 2017, former President John Agyekum Kufour referred to Multimedia Group's recently deceased broadcaster as a talented young man, adding that his life has been cut short at its prime.

According to the former president's statement, KABA "brought balance to bear" in his interviews. The former president said that he {KABA] was also capable of capturing his audience's attention with his "incisive questions".

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Former president Kufour shocked by KABA"s death

KABA during a Presidential encounter with the press

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The former president related that KABA was like family to him, and that he [KABA] even introduced president Kufour to his wife prior to their wedding, which the former president attended. Former president Kufour also revealed that KABA paid him a visit at his house just a few weeks ago.

Nothing could have prepared us for such a sudden loss. I pray for strength and forbearance for his wife, child, family and close ones. Ghana has lost a great potential. Journalism has lost an even greater prospect,” said the Former president.

The late Kwadwo Asare-Baffour Acheampong was rushed to the hospital on Saturday, November 18th, 2017 after a short illness. He was pronounced dead on arrival at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital.

READ ALSO: NDC Greater Accra Regional Chairman mourns KABA

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