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Sat, Sep

Ofie 105.9 FM Best Radio Station in Eastern Region

Mr Kofi Ferguson (middle) presenting the award to Mr Kwabena Bempong, the MCE for Birim Central. Looking on is Nana Yaw Addae Effah Baffoe, the Programmes Director of Ofie FM.

A private radio station at Akyem Oda, Ofie 105.9 Fm, has been crowned champion of radio stations in the Eastern Region.

The 23-month-old station emerged the overall best performing radio station out of 40 in the region competition dubbed, “Eastern Region in a Excellent Media Awards” held at the Lindador restaurant in Koforidua last weekend.

Event Plus Ghana, organisers of the competition, constituted high-powered personalities from the All Nations University, Presbyterian University College and Koforidua Technical University which selected Ofie Fm as the best all-round performing radio station in the region after monitoring all 40 radio stations.

The General Manager of Ofie FM, Mr Kofi Ferguson, presented the shield and the medal that were won at the competition to the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Mr Kwabena Bempong, at his office at Oda last Wednesday.Mr Ferguson praised the staff of the station, the people of Akyem Kotoku and the listening public for their tremendous support which enabled the station to win the prestigious award.

Mr Ferguson praised the staff of the station, the people of Akyem Kotoku and the listening public for their tremendous support which enabled the station to win the prestigious award.He said he was also grateful to the organisers of the programme, Ernest Ointment and A.1 Natural Mineral Water, for organising a highly competitive event and urged them to make it a regular feature.

He said he was also grateful to the organisers of the programme, Ernest Ointment and A.1 Natural Mineral Water, for organising a highly competitive event and urged them to make it a regular feature.Mr Ferguson stressed that the award would inspire the management and staff of the station to work harder than before.

Mr Ferguson stressed that the award would inspire the management and staff of the station to work harder than before.

The MCE commended the station for making the municipality proud by winning the maiden media awards competition in the region and urged the staff not to relent in their efforts.He urged other radio stations in the municipality to take a cue from Ofie FM by working tirelessly to win laurels at competitive events.

He urged other radio stations in the municipality to take a cue from Ofie FM by working tirelessly to win laurels at competitive events.Mr Ferguson later presented the award to the Krontihene of the Akyem Kotoku Traditional Area, Obrempong Gyamfi Saforo Kyereh, who also praised Ofie FM for its commitment to duty.

Mr Ferguson later presented the award to the Krontihene of the Akyem Kotoku Traditional Area, Obrempong Gyamfi Saforo Kyereh, who also praised Ofie FM for its commitment to duty.