Popular radio broadcaster, Rev. Nana Yaw Sarfoh of Accra-based Vision1 FM has been adjudged as the best radio mid-morning show host of the Year award at the 2018 edition of the Radio and Television Personalities Awards which took place last Saturday at the Accra International Conference Centre.
Above all, the mid-morning show dubbed “Ghana beye Yie” which is hosted by Rev. Nana Yaw Sarfoh was also been adjudged as the best radio programme of the Year at the same event.
The event was organized by Big Event Ghana and it saw show hosts, journalists, and other celebrities grace the awards night.
Born Nana Yaw Sarfoh ( popularly known as Shaquille Oneille) to a Banker, Mr. Alexander Johnson Sarfo and a trader, Madam Comfort Sarfo, maternally a native of Asuowin.
Shaquille Oneille as he is affectionately called is a product of the Boamponsem Senior Secondary where he attained his Secondary School education and went on to graduate from All Nations University College where he also attained a Bachelor of Science degree in Management.
The fine gentleman is happily married to his lovely wife, Janet Sarfo. The couple has been blessed with three handsome kids.
He was ordained as a Reverend minister at the Royal Victory Family Church International headed by Apostle Solomon Oduro on June 22, 2017.
The multiple award winning broadcaster previously worked with Max FM, Spark Radio, Adehyie Fm, High Fm, Pure Fm, New Mercury Fm, Fox FM and now with Accra based Vision 1FM, a radio station owned by Dr Kwame Kyei, CEO of Unity Group of Companies.
With over 18 years experience as a media practitioner, punctuated with an unwavering appetite, flair and expertise, Rev. Nana Yaw Sarfoh, the best midmorning show host in the Capital noted in a dialogue to have once paused, counted the cost and come to terms with nature that success doesn’t come by chance but through the grace of God, effective hard work, commitment and discipline.
At New Mercury, he was crowned the best morning show host in the Ashanti Region in 2013 before moving to anchor the Morning Drive on Fox FM after the exit of Captain Smart. His exploits as host of Fox Morning Drive triggered the management of Vision 1 FM to poach him from Fox just after just 15 months at the station.
Just as the Biblical Good Samaritan saved the life of the traveler who was attacked by armed robbers on the road from Jerusalem to Jerico, so has Nana Yaw Sarfo of Vision 1 FM done same. He told a step to rescue Bernice Owiredua Asomaning who has been suffering kidney failure for the past three years.The astute morning show host used his platform to do just on the 5th of June, 2015 in the studio of Vision 1 93.5 FM. Bernice as she is affectionately called was a trained teacher by profession but had to stop teaching when she was attacked by this sickness along the line since she could not have gotten enough strength to continue her profession.
Rev. Nana Yaw Sarfoh is the host of the most listened to religious and socio show in Accra dubbed ‘Ghana Beye Yie’ on Vision 1 93.5FM which runs from Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 12.00 noon. He also doubles as the Programmes Manager of the Accra based radio station.
Source: Evans Ofori/www.mediafillasgh.com