Flagstaff House Chases Bobie Ansah

Snippets of information filtering into the offices of the Ghanaian Observer(GO) has it that certain strategic and influential individuals at the corridors of power are mapping out stratagems to have Nana Kwabena Bobie Ansah, the host of "Sinipi"’, a flagship political programme on Accra-based Agoo FM, sacked. Nana Kwabena Bobie Ansah, who until recently was host of Ekosii Sen", another political programme on Asempa FM, was sacked from the station for reasons many described as political rather than a professional one. Subsequent to his dismissal, Nana Kwabena Bobie-Ansah joined Agoo FM, owned by the Greater Accra Regional Minister, Julius Debrah, with the expectation from members of the ruling National Democratic Party (NDC) that he would use the platform to attack personalities from the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) and serve the NDC’s interest; the story appears to be different now. Reliable intelligence picked by GO indicate that due to the fact that Nana Kwabena Bobie-Ansah is satisfying the parochial interest of certain NDC guns with his afternoon political programme, certain influential persons at the seat of government – Flagstaff House – are on the neck of Julius Debrah, the owner of Agoo FM, to oust Bobie Ansah, if he will not do the government’s bidding. "Look my brother, I can confidently tell you that recently some elements within government called the Minister and told him to get rid of Bobie if he would not do government bidding. According to them, Bobie is not playing fair to them. He no longer takes entrench position to defend government so they are determined to get him out,’’ the former multimedia employee has "become so stubborn that he is not ready to be used as a sacrificial lamb for the government hatchet job and this has brought about the pressure on Debrah to get rid of him from the station.’’ But in a sharp reaction, Nana Kwabena Bobie-Ansah, yesterday told GO that he suffered similar fate from a previous radio station that he has worked for and that he would not sacrifice professional ethics for financial rewards and other incentives. According to him, nobody has indicated to him that he is not serving the interest of the ruling NDC for which reason he may be sacked, adding that he would continue to allow his professional ethics to stand supreme to any other personal interest." "My brother so let’s assume that NDC is doing something to destroy this country… do you expect me to be part of such plan? I would be part of any agenda that would promote this country,’’ he told GO. Kwabena Bobie Ansah was last year sacked as host of Ekosii Sen, a political programme on Asempa FM.