Nana Agyei Sikapa
Seasoned News Caster, Mr. Daniel Adjei Peprah, popularly known as Nana Agyei Sikapa of Peace Fm has unfortunately kick the bucket.
He died after a short illness at the Ridge hospital.
This is the third time this year, a Despite media radio personality has died.
The seasoned newscaster joined the Despite Media from the Garden city radio in Kumasi in 2003.
Aside his news-casting role, Nana Agyei hosted varieties of radio programmes like wubu b3 a me nso me teb3, wugyidie ne s3n on Peace 104.3 Fm every Sundays, exactly 8 pm.
Until unfortunate his demise, the proverbial gem also hosted a cultural program called “Tete” where he sought to educate the public about the rich Ghanaian culture which appeared lost in the wake of social media.
Nana Adjei was also into both TV and Radio commercials. In fact, he was the first broadcaster who prepares dirges in the form of an announcement.
Born at Atwima Nerebehi in Ahafo Domeabra, some 55 years ago, Sikapa attended Nerebehi R/C and progressed to Nyinahin L/A Primary. After his elementary school, he went to Nyinahin L/A Middle, which he successfully passed the Middle School Leavers Certificate Extermination and got admission to the Atebubu Training College in 1987-1991 where he completed a four year certificate programme in Education.
As a professional teacher, he taught both in Atwima Agogo and Abuakwa R/C Primary School for several years.
However, due to his rich cultural exploits and love for poems, he started with YENA Krokron through which he had an invitation to be on Garden City Radio in Kumasi as a guest, where he got privileged to host varieties of shows with the biggest at the time, being the morning show host which he excelled to the toast of his listeners.
From there, one could say the heavens poured on him divine favours.
In 2003, the famous and affluent Dr. Osei Kwame Despite invited Nana Adjei Sikapa to work with his numerous skilled and talented newscasters. He really established himself by his famous appellation style of radio presentation which was unique.