Oman FM Presenter Kwabena Kwakye dead!

Popular broadcaster with Madina based Oman 107.1FM, Kwabena Kwakye, has reportedly died.

The tragic news occurred yesterday February 14, shortly after appearing on the station’s Morning show programme ‘National Agenda’ as a panelist.

Aside being an important figure at the station, he also hosted political show programme, ‘Boiling Point’, which is aired on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

According to reports, Mr Kwakye, fondly known as Wofa KK, went to work yesterday and was captured on the station’s live stream, participating in the newspaper review segment, as well as discussion on the ministerial reshuffle by President Akufo-Addo.

The Anchor, gathered that shortly after the programme, he suddenly indicated he was unwell and so was taken to the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC),for attention.

Other account also says, he was live on the show when he indicated of a heart pain during a commercial break, following which he was rushed to the UGMC.

He was, however, pronounced dead on arrival.

The experienced journalist, who worked with a couple of media houses, including AdomFM, before joining Kencity Media, owned by controversial politician and Member of Parliament (MP) for the Assin Central constituency, Kennedy Ohehe Agyapong

The heartbreaking news was shared by Adom News Editor, Akwasi Agyemang during Adom FM’s Midday News.

Wofa KK, was a respected figure in the broadcasting community and made significant contributions to Oman FM’s programmes.

He served as a Parliamentary and Presidential correspondent for Net2 TV.

Throughout his career, Kwakye collaborated with distinguished individuals, such as Professor Kofi Agyekum, Professor Kwesi Yankah, Mr Kwabena Agyapong, and K.T. Hammond, who currently serves as the Trade Minister.

Wofa KK, was also known for his support of his employer, Kennedy Agyapong, during his presidential candidacy bid within the New Patriotic Party (NPP) which he lost to Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia.

In 2017, Kwabena Kwakye was appointed to the Board of the Ghana National Petroleum Company (GNPC) by President Akufo-Addo under the chairmanship of former National Chairman of the NPP, Freddie Blay.


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