Breaking: GBC Television Icon Confirmed Dead

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A veteran broadcaster of Ghana Broadcasting Corporation Cyril Acolatse has passed on to the ancestral world at the age of 77 years.

A former worker of the state media died on Monday at Tema in the Greater Accra Region, My News Ghana reports.

Mr. Acolatse was the host of the following programs on Ghana Television; Focus, Searchlight, Insight, Topic, Talking Point and Public Concern.

Mr. Acolatse won the Outstanding Interviewer Award in 1989 and 1990.

Also, he was the former Vice President of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) and a former member of the National Media Commission (NMC).

Notwithstanding, he was awarded in 2013 by GJA for his laudable contribution to the journalism profession. He later became the director of radio at GBC before his retirement.

Mr. Acolatse was a husband to Mrs. Appolonia Acolatse and father of News Anchor and Host of Women’s Voice on GBC News, Selikem Acolatse Apaloo and Media Consultant and Broadcaster, Eyram Bashan.

Source: Mynewsghana.net

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