Popular blind radio presenter, Odifour Asare aka Otwinoko celebrated his birthday on Tuesday 13th March, 2016 and as part of his birthday commemoration, his team of producers, together with his fan club (Friends of Otwinoko) put up a surprise party for him.
He was born some 50 years ago in Accra (Kokomlemle) to the late Mr Owusu Asare Bediako who was a Police Officer and Madam Martha Agyeiwaa a petty trader who is still alive. Odifour didn’t have the opportunity many young people have today; he couldn’t even complete six form because of financial constraints.
He started his radio career at Radio Mercury in Kumasi in the early 90s. After working at Radio Mercury and the multimedia group, he moved to Fox Fm which is a sister station to Hot Fm in Accra. He started working at Hot 93.9 Fm on the 22 November, 2013.
Presently at Hot Fm, Odifour aside hosting a popular and one of the most listened to shows on radio in Ghana; ‘Nyaasem Hwe’ which is aired from Monday to Friday between 7pm-9pm is also the host of Raggae School on Saturdays between 1pm to 3pm.
Otwinoko who wasn’t born blind in an interview with razzonline.com in line with how he got blind revealed that he was poisoned by people he trained in the radio busines
His hubbies are body building and travelling around the world… Oh Yes, even though he is blind, he has traveled around five continents with Hong Kong and New York as his favourite cities.
Razzonline.com brings you excerpts of how Otwinoko cut his birthday cake.
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