Widow; Valentina Ofori Afriyie

by: michael eli dokosi/www.blakkpepper.com/ghana

The nightmare of any newly married woman is to lose her husband not long afterwards and in Valentina Ofori Afriyie’s case, she was so stunned by the demise of her broadcaster husband Kwadwo Asare Baffuor Acheampong alias KABA that when she was finally informed of his passing, she stated it was untrue but reality was soon to set in.

KABA with wife Valentina in 2016 when they married

Valentina managed to birth little Nana Yaa who is a few months old before the passing of the bulky KABA.

But who is she?

Well, blakkpepper gathers Valentina worked at Spirit FM in Kumasi as a broadcaster and according to Okay FM’s Kwame Nkrumah Tikesie, he knew her well in Kumasi before they both sojourned to Accra.

In Accra, she served with Lartebiokoshi based Radio Gold for many moons before securing a deal at fast rising radio station Class FM.

Her educational background is bare and information her age equally scant.

KABA passed on to eternity on Saturday, November 18, 2017 having been rushed to the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital.

Since his passing, gurus from the NDC, NPP and other political parties have all commiserated with the young widow including former president Mahama and Vice-President Dr. Bawumia as well as other well-meaning Ghanaians.

John Mahama consoles the widow

We wish the family well in this trying time.

Valentina in happier times

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Michael Eli Dokosi is a journalist and a formidable writer with a decade's experience. He is a blogger as well who currently owns and manages the news portal www.blakkpepper.com. The site is a wholesome news platform with entertainment, political, general, sports, negroid and foreign news offerings with the tagline 'More than Straight News' because of its alternate take on issues. The blakkpepper name emerged because the site is Afrocentric and hot. The Managing Editor can be reached via cell line (+233) 0249907425 & (+233) 0262907425 and via email blakkpeppergh@gmail.com for adverts, enquiries and news coverage invites.

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