The Managing Editor of the New Crusading Guide newspaper has said Kwadwo Asare-Baffour Acheampong's (KABA) humility and sense of humour will be missed.

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Speaking on Joy FM’s “Newsfile” Saturday, the veteran journalist described KABA’s death a “painful event.”

He said he was worried about the impact of KABA’s death on his nuclear family.

Speaking on the same show, A Deputy Attorney General  Joseph Dindiok Kpemka, said he had initial taken the news of KABA’s demise as a prank.

“I got a shock when I realized it was real,” he added.

KABA died at the Korle-bu Teaching Hospital after he was rushed there following a short illness.

The actual cause of his death has not been confirmed but sources say he was diabetic.

READ MORE: KABA to be buried on December 16

His family has confirmed that the late broadcaster will be buried on December 16, 2017.

The burial will be preceded by a wake keeping on December 15 and a thanksgiving service on December 17.