Ace broadcaster Asare-Baffuor Acheampong (KABA), happens to be the only child of his parents.

This is according to one of his colleague, Captain Godsbrain Blessed Smart popularly referred to as Captain Smart.

He mentioned this at a memorial service held for KABA at the forecourt of Accra-based Joy FM on Monday, November 20, 2017.

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Captain Smart at the memorial service asked who was going to take care of his parents as well as his wife and daughter.

The 37-year old died at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital on Saturday, November 18, 2017, after a short illness.

This left many including politicians including former and current ministers of state devastated.

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Prominent among those who have expressed their heartfelt condolences are President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia and Former President John Dramani Mahama.


KABA joined Asempa FM in 2008 as a service provider and became full time in August 2009. Prior to joining the Multimedia Group, KABA had worked with Top Radio from 2004-2008.

The broadcaster was a trained teacher at the University of Cape Coast after which he moved to the Ghana Institute of Journalism for Communications Studies.

He later enrolled at the University of Ghana to study Political Science. KABA had also hosted Adom TV’s Morning Show on Multi TV.

The ace broadcaster was among a group of selected senior journalists who joined the president at the Flagstaff House this year to ask him questions about critical national issues.

KABA married Valentina Ofori Afriyie in June 2016, a staff of Accra-based Class FM, who had moved from Radio Gold.

He left behind his wife and a daughter.