Kessben FM kicked out from the Foklex Media Awards – organizers

Kessben FM kicked out from the Foklex Media Awards – organizers

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Kessben FM Kicked Out From the Foklex Media Awards – Organizers

Getting to about a month going into the biggest media awards in the Ashanti Region, Kumasi, Foklex Media Awards, organizers of the event have come out to reveal that this year’s awards is without one of the biggest radio stations in Kumasi, Kessben FM 93.3.

According to the CEO of Foklex Media Awards, Mr. Frank Owusu, who disclosed this to, the kick out of Kessben FM is by virtue of the latter’s failure to accept and attend last year’s awards.

Mr. Owusu said Kessben FM refused to accept their nomination last year and also boycotted the awards event last year.

“Last year, I gave them (Kessben fm) nominations and they neither accepted nor attended the show. By virtue of this, I am also taking them out of this year’s awards. And they didn’t also give me a reason for that. This year I have decided not to give nomination to any station that will not come. I am only giving the nomination to only the stations which will take part. ”

However,’s sources have it that Kessben FM’s refusal to attend last year’s event was as a result of the station’s displeasure on the 3rd edition of the Foklex Media Awards when to them(Kessben fm), their anchor, Ali Baba Dankanbari should have won the Best Newscaster award instead of Wofa Kofi Appiah then of Metro fm in Kumasi.

This 5th edition of the Foklex Media Awards comes off at the Golden Tulip Hotel in Kumasi on the 26th of March, 2016 at the rate of 50 cedis

Organizers are yet to release the nominations shortly.


The event awards radio personalitieswho have distinguished themselves in their work as far as the radio business is concerned in the Ashanti Region, Kumasi.




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