It was on a Saturday morning such as this, exactly a week ago, when news broke about the sudden and shocking demise of ace broadcaster, Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong (KABA).
As a way to honour his memory, a one-week celebration ceremony is being held at the forecourt of the Multimedia group Ltd in Accra; days after a memorial service was held in his honour on Monday, November 20.
The country was thrown into a state of mourning and grief on the 18th of November when tributes all over social media and the airwaves gradually stirred the public to the reality that one great media personality had passed on.
Reports suggest that KABA’s health failed him. The 37-year-old passed on while being rushed to the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital for treatment.
Since his demise, many including Former President John Dramani Mahama, Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Gender Minister, Otiko Afisa Djaba, Suspended NPP Chair, Paul Awentami Afoko, MP for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, and a host of media personalities and top rank politicians have commiserated with the family and visited the MGL premises to pay their respect to the departed and sign the book of condolence.
KABA until his sudden death, was the host of popular late afternoon political talk show, Ekosii Sen on Asempa 94.7 FM.
He was married to Valentina Ofori Afriyie who is also a broadcaster with Accra-based Class FM, having worked many years with Radio Gold and Spirit Fm in Kumasi.
He left behind a daughter.