Controversial TV and Radio Personality, Valentina Nana Agyeiwaa, popularly known as Afia Schwarzenegger has finally parted ways with her employers – Despite Company.
Afia disclosed this in an exclusive interview with Nkonkonsa.com. According to her a lot of people having being asking her when she would return to Okay FM so she believes now is the time to let the cat out of the bag.
“A lot of people especially my fans on social media keep asking when they are going to hear my voice on Okay FM so let me use this opportunity to clear this once and for all. I no longer work for the Despite Group. I have moved on”.
Asked what led to her departure from Ghana’s most authoritative media company, Afia told Nkonkonsa.com that there is no problem between her and the Despite Group adding she left amicably and there no bad blood.
“There is no problem! I left based on mutual employer – employee understanding. In fact let me add that the Despite Group pampered me much more than all other media houses that I have worked with in the past. They really took care of me and made sure I had everything I wanted”.
Afia also disclosed that the Despite Group continued to pay her salary every month since February 2016 when she went off air from Okay FM and UTV till February 2017.
“What people didn’t know is that, even when I was off air I continued to receive my salary every month for about one year. I want to thank my bosses Dr. Osei Kwame, Dr. Ofori Sarpong and my father Fadda Dickson. They treated me with so much respect and patience. I just want to move on and take up new challenges. I have closed that chapter of my life and I am definitely opening a new chapter but I still remain a friend to the Despite Group”.
As to what her next move is, Afia who is also an Actress and a stand-up Comedian said “Let’s just keep our fingers crossed. All I can say for now is, there is something new and bigger coming”.
Afia hosted a mid-morning radio show on Okay101.7FM “Yewo krom”, and also hosted the controversial ever popular “Kokooko” comic TV show on UTV.
Afia Schwarzenegger took her hot seat at Okay 101.7 FM this morning.
Afia who confirmed her movement from Kasapa 102.3 FM under the EIB Network to Okay FM under Despite Group last week, debuted on the Abeka Junction based station with her mid-morning show “Yewokrom” today Monday January 11, 2016.
The show is an interactive show with listeners mixed with music, random interviews, trending issues and voices.
It starts from 10:20am to 12noon Mondays to Fridays.
Controversial Radio and TV Presenter Afia Schwarzenegger has finally decided to join Okay 101.7 under the Despite Group.
According to close sources, Afia finally took the decision after several inconclusive meetings with her current employers Kasapa FM under the EIB Network.
Afia initially denied strong rumors that she may be moving from Kasapa FM to Okay FM when Nkonkonsa.com caught up with the ‘Kokooko’ hostess at the Kotoka International airport on Christmas Eve on her way to spend Christmas in South Africa. She denied the rumours adding that she is on leave and will definitely return to her “Aban Wo ha” mid-morning show on Kasapa 102.3 FM.
However, Peacefmonline.com is getting reliable information contrary to Afia’s denial and actually confirming that she is indeed moving to Despite Group as initially speculated by Ameyawdebrah.com.
Afia has also confirmed the rumors this morning on Instagram indicating she is now with Okay 101.7FM.
“#Ye wo krom. Please tell a friend to tell a friend #yewokrom And Everything is Okay 101.7”, Afia captioned a video she posted on Instagram singing along a Daddy Lumba’s song.
According to Peacefmonline.com’s investigations Afia will host the midmorning show on Okay FM from 10:15am to 12noon Mondays to Fridays and name of her show would be “Ye Wo Krom”.
Afia is reportedly expected to make her official announcement on Okay FM’s drive time program “Ekwanso dwoo dwoo” with Abeiku Santana this afternoon.
Kwaw Kese and Sarkodie were in Kumasi over the weekend to perform at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium during the much publicized Bokom Banku and Ayitey Powers fight.
Kwaw and Sarkodie decided to pay CEO of Despite Group of Companies Dr. Osei Kwame Despite; a surprise visit on Sunday afternoon December 27, 2016, at his mansion in Kumasi, Dakojom around Ahodwo and Nkonkonsa.com was there.
Kwaw and Obidi and their managements were amazed at the kind of luxury they saw in the mansion. The two met Dr. Osei Kwame Despite and his family including his elder’s son Kennedy Osei, his younger son among other family members.
Sark and Abodam were taken round the house and they had the opportunity to share champagne with the media mogul. They also had a feel of some of Despite’s luxurious cars including G-Wagon, Bentley, Rolls Royce among others cars.
Dr. Osei Kwame Despite is the CEO of Despite Group of companies’ owners of Peace FM,Okay FM, UTV, Neat FM, Hello FM, Peacefmonline.com among others.