The death of Asempa FM’s Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong, a.k.a KABA, has drawn many shocked responses across the Ghana media scene this week.
The ‘Ekosii Sen’ show host, passed away in the early hours of Saturday November, 18, after a short illness at the age of 37 years.
A memorial service for KABA was held at the premises of the Multimedia group on Monday, and saw attendance from staff of the company as well as colleagues and friends, and some notable politicians.
All week, several media personalities and other showbiz stars have trooped to the premises of Joy FM in Accra, to sign the book of condolence for the late journalist.
From musicians to actors, many associates have expressed sadness at the passing of one the countries talented journalists.
Gospel Singer, Obaapa Christy, has described the radio presenter’s death as shocking and unexpected.
She said she was in Takoradi when she heard the sad news, and rushed to commiserate with the Multimedia family over the loss of their colleague.
She was especially saddened by the fact that KABA’s daughter, who is only seven months old, will grow up to hear of her father’s greatness but never meet him.
Award-winning highlife Kwabena Kwabena and his manager, Frema Ashkar, also trooped to the Multimedia premises to offer their support to the grieving family.
They both described the late journalist as a humane person, who exhibited the highest form of professionalism with his work.
Meanwhile, the funeral service for the late KABA is rumored to be slated for January 20, 2018.
The full details of the final funeral rites will be announced at the one week celebration of the journalist on Saturday, November 25, 2017.
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