Media personality, Ohemaa Woyeje real name, Harey Adjoa Yeboah Asuama Kusi, has come out with a new revelation about Captain Smart’s suspensions from Angel FM.
The news of his suspension was brought to public notice on Thursday, May 6, 2021, by IMANI chief, Mr. Franklin Cudjoe. According to him, Smart was suspended over his ‘usual critical commentary on national affairs’.
In an interview with Paul Adom Otchere on the Good Evening Ghana show on Thursday, May 6, 2021, Captain Smart explained what led to his suspension.
He revealed that the owner of the station, Dr Kwaku Oteng, said in a conversation that he had been told that he (Captain) had insulted President Nana Akufo-Addo, his vice, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, and Alan Kyerematen.
He told Oteng that the information was false and even declared his intention to apologise on-air if evidence was brought that he (Captain) called those people fools as being alleged.
Notwithstanding his explanation to his boss, Captain Smart said he was asked to step aside after the day’s show.
According to him, Oteng intimated that there was pressure on him from the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) and other government agencies because of the supposed insults.
But according to the radio representer who hosts the ‘Yadwuma Nie’ mid-morning show on Angel FM, the information Captain Smart has put out about his suspension, is not accurate comparing it to what she is privy to.
Detailing what pushed Captain Smart to be suspended from Angel FM in an interview with Zion. she said “apparently, Dr Kwaku Oteng wanted him to address issues without insulting people no matter what” and there had been prior conversations.
According to her, the owner of the station was hoping that there would be a change “but Smart didn’t listen. Once it continued, Oteng had a decision to make as a businessman. He didn’t want the situation to affect his other companies”.
Watch the full interview below ;