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‘I established Agoro concerns, invited David Dontoh to host the show’


Leisure of Wednesday, 5 August 2020

Resource: XYZ Online, Contributor


Charles Amankwah Ampofo is a veteran Ghanaian journalistCharles Amankwah Ampofo is a veteran Ghanaian journalist

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Well known broadcaster and scriptwriter, Charles Ampofo, has disclosed that he was the researcher powering Ghana’s most fascinating Akan quiz recreation television programme, Agoro.

Famously called Amankwah Ampofo informed Tv XYZ’s Legends programme hosted by Agyemang Prempeh on Sunday, that he only set the queries requested throughout the quiz level of competition divulging he introduced David Dontoh on board.

The Charter Household generated celebration was fulfilled and totally exciting tv viewing encounter even though learning additional about the Ghanaian society and historical past.

The Akan quiz programme was very first released in 1998 and experienced David Dontoh (Agoroo grasp) and Adwoa Yeboah Adjei (Naporso Hemaa) as its hosts.

Agoro exhibit when aired on GTV, operate by the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation captivated in excess of 200 constituencies, watched reside by over 300,000 ecstatic patrons and by tens of millions of tv viewers nationwide.

While several Ghanaians considered Mr Dontoh investigated on the concerns he questioned on the 1990s loved ones friendly television demonstrate, Amankwah Ampofo suggests it can be otherwise.

He claimed this in an overall look on temperament-dependent tv demonstrate which jobs distinguished personalities, who have weathered through the impediments of existence, and excelled in the innovative, arts, and tourism field on Television XYZ, Legends

“I set the queries. Preferably, they required me to host the programme but I’m that individual even when they publish scripts for drama, I can inform who can very best fit into the participate in. I am that human being I will not likely power myself to do a thing since I know I are not able to do it. I observed David experienced the charisma to host it. so I called him,” he claimed.

“I set the thoughts. The complete queries I established them,” Mr Ampofo clarified.

According to the celebrated anchorman and cultural icon, by means of his innovative considering birthed the catchy phrase related with the Akan quiz match television programme.

“No, when we began Drinking water Evidence was involved, and also Akwasi Ampofo Agyei. From our to start with episodes, questions from working day one particular, I established them. I even coined the slogan ‘Agorooo, Waaso Twaaaaaan’ anyone a person can attest to this claim.

Telling how he came up with the environmental pleasant questions and mind-racking riddles for every episode of the display he explained, “I was the researcher for Agoro. Usually moments we moved across the region. If we’ve to move in this article [Accra] to Temale, I have to know thoughts suitable for that jurisdiction. Often I would call the DCE (District Chief Executive) in the area or a person I know in the location to enquire about certain items from them.”

Amankwah Ampofo severed as the researcher for the quiz video game television programme right up until he felt cheated and resigned to go after other interests.

“It was really okay but regrettably in Ghana here we are someway. When it got to some position my thoughts I investigated on some other team joined. Following typing the queries they hand in excess of my thoughts to me and continue to keep the printed concerns they then repeat the thoughts at distinct spots without having having to pay me for it. That made me quit.”

Agoro aired constantly on GTV for ten years. The tv programme received quite a few awards in the method. Cash transfer big Western Union sponsored during the ten years.


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