Management of Kessben Media has announced that their key staff, Alvin Yaw Adu Boakye, popularly known Omanhene Adu Boakye was suspended indefinitely.
It says it is therefore not surprised at Omanhene’s notice of resignation.
According to the management, his indefinite suspension which took effect last Saturday was as a result of some comments he made which “were in bad taste.”
Kessben Media has come under intense pressure Monday morning from its ardent listeners to explain circumstances that led to the resignation of one of its longest serving staff, Omanhene Adu Boakye after ModernGhana News published the resignation of the morning show host.
Many of them could not come to terms with the sudden resignation and wanted more information from their adorable radio and television stations.
A short Memo sighted by MyGhanaMedia News from the Chief Executive Officer of Kessben Group, Mr. Kwabena Kesse dated 20-11-2021 and addressed to Alvin Adu Boakye stated that “It has come to my attention certain utterances and comments made by you in the wake of actions taken by Management in recent times to streamline operations in Accra.”
“Your utterances especially those made to non-staff of the company is found to be in bad taste and lowers the image of the company and put same into disrepute.
“You are by this memo being asked to proceed on suspension with immediate effect and to stay away from all programs until further notice….” It said.
Management of Kessben Media has also indicated its resolve to give its listeners and viewers the best of content to satisfy them in all areas of credible broadcasting.
It has therefore assured its listeners of a competent replacement for the former Morning Show Host
The full memo published below:
TO: ALVIN ADU BOAKYE
FROM: C E O
SUBJECT: INDEFINITE SUSPENSION
It has come to my attention certain utterances and comments made by you in the wake of actions taken by management in recent times to streamline operations in Accra.
Your utterances especially those made to non-staff of the company is found to be in bad taste and lowers the image of the company and puts same into disrepute.
You are by this memo, being asked to proceed on suspension with immediate effect and to stay away from all programs until further notice. You may address all grievances if any with me.
The Radio and Television Program (RTP) award winning broadcaster who has raised the Kesben FM morning show from a low-level listenership to sought-after show, and even taken it to international levels from the beginning of their television channel is said to have had few challenges with the management of the media house.
In facebook post on his official page, FoodForThoughtLive, Omanhene confirmed his resignation from the media outfit:
Good morning. I have resigned from Kessben Media. For Seventeen years of strenuous work I believe its time to take a break and do a sober reflection.I know this would come as a shock to many but i pray you would understand.Thank you.Would revert
Until his exit, Omanhene Yaw Adu Boakye was the host of Maakye, morning show on Kessben 93.3FM Kumasi, Kessben 92.9FM Accra and Kessben TV. He also hosted Saturday morning political talkshow, Amansan Tie.
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