DKB TO HOST RTP AWARDS
The King of Ghanaian comedy, Derrick Kwabena Bonney popularly known as DKB has been unveiled as the host of this year’s Radio and Television Personality (RTP) Awards.
The choice of the famed comedian by the organizers of the scheme was based on the comedian’s ability to commandeer any audience, especially one that is made up of seasoned and celebrated media personnel.
DKB’s choice as host also cements the resolution of the organizers to ensure that, this year’s event is shrouded with an all-Ghanaian act, from MCing to music performances.
This year’s award ceremony will see the induction of a category ‘Hall of Fame’, which is to honor Kwami Sefa Kayi, Rev. Yaw Owusu Ansah and Mrs. Oppong Apau.
An all-expenses-paid trip to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates is the enviable prize package that has been slated for winners in some topmost categories at the upcoming 5th edition of the Radio &Television Personalities Awards.
Winners for the ultimate, the Radio & Television Personality of the Year and two others, the Television Morning Show Host of the Year and the Radio Morning Show Host of the Year – will win a week trip to Dubai, aside other prizes.
Williams Grant & Sons, producers of the popular Glenfiddich Scotch Whisky, and one of the sponsors of the event will also award some categories with some of their very expensive products.
The Awards will witness an assemblage of media icons, practicing media personalities, high-profile persons outside the media landscape and other patrons.
Performances from chart-topping musicians will also characterize the event that comes off this Saturday, 10th October 2015 at the Accra International Conference Center.
The 5th edition of the RTP Awards is sponsored by OS Petrol, First Digital Plus, Ideal Finance, Flight Center, Meridian Pre-University, Capital 02, Glenfiddich, Food Giant Company, Special Ice, Holiday Inn, Alisa Hotel, Deluxy Paint, Hooch Cornflakes, Tour Ghana, and Fizzles.
BY: NTEWUSU PHILOMINA LISA