Mr Sainti Baffoe-Bonnie popularly known as Baboo has been reported dead on Monday, February 1, 2020 at age 75 year old. He was born in 1950 in the Western North Region of Ghana.
Mr. Sainti Baffoe-Bonnie was the founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Radio Gold. The FM station is one of the early private owned radio stations in the country opened in the 1990’s located near Barnor Junction; Accra.
Through the idea behind Radio Gold, opened by Mr. Sainti Baffoe-Bonnie, there are renowned journalists that the country can boast of today who passed through the pipeline of Radio Gold and raised the bar of journalism in the country this high.
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Journalists and programs like Kanawu with Sefa Kayi, Kofi Gyan with Fiifi Banson, Ephson’s File with Ben Ephson, Lunch With Kwami with Sefa Kayi were the most selling programs when Radio Gold was at it peak.
After running the station with good content and information dissemination for decades the station was closed by Ghana government under President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in May 2019 over nonpayment of regulatory fees.
Mr. Sainti Baffoe-Bonnie has had a good career. Kwesi Sainti Baffoe-Bonnie was born in 1950 in the Western North Region of Ghana.
He graduated from the University of Cape Coast in Ghana with a Bachelor of Arts degree, BA(Hons)Ed, in History: 1978/79 and a Master of Arts degree in International Affairs(MAIA) from Ohio University, USA: 1980/81.
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He was appointed Board Chairman of the Ghana Air Catering Services from 2006 to 2007.
He was the Chief Executive Officer of Network Broadcasting Company Limited: the operator of Radio Gold 90.5 FM in Accra, Ghana from 1995 to 2008.