Obituary for the late KABA released

Obituary for the late KABA released

The funeral rites for the latest Asempa FM broadcaster, Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong, aka KABA, has been released.

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An obituary poster, sighted by, gives the details of the funeral activities for the late journalist, whose sad death occurred on November 18, in Accra.

KABA Obiturary
The late KABA

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The funeral is slated for December 16-17, with the main rites happening on Saturday, December 16 at the forecourt of the State House.

The ‘Eko Sii Sen’ host passed away in the early hours of Saturday, November 18, at the Korle-Bu Hospital in Accra.

The news of his death sent shock waves across the Ghanaian media industry, as many associates have described the tragic demise as unexpected.

KABA Obiturary
KABA will be laid in state on Saturday December 16 at the forecourt of the State House

Former Presidents Kufuor and Mahama also expressed shock and sadness at the loss of one of Ghana’s noted journalists.

Not much is known about the cause of the broadcaster's death as the hospital is yet to release the autopsy report, however, there have been some speculations that the journalist died from stress-related conditions.

KABA left behind a wife, Valentina and a seven-month-old daughter.

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