GC Exclusive: Bola Ray Pays Glowing Tribute to Joy Fm’s Boss-Kwesi Twum As He Takes a Bow

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Bola Ray
Bola Ray

GhanaCelebrities.Com can confirm that, Nathan Kwabena Adisi (popularly known as Bola Ray) has paid a glowing tribute to Joy Fm’s Boss-Kwesi Twum as he takes a bow, ending his remarkable 11 years of service to the company as one of Ghana’s finest radio personalities…

With excitement about what the future holds for him, the CEO of Empire Group of Companies confirmed his exit to GhanaCelebrities.Com, saying, everything that has a beginning has an end—and that, taking up new challenges in life has always been his source of inspiration.

The Host of Drive Time on Joy FM, Ghana’s most listened to late afternoon radio show did not give further details as to his next line of radio career but being the head of one of the fastest growing companies in Ghana, Empire—with several business ventures including a radio station in Takoradi, it is expected that Bola Ray’s voice will stay in the airwaves but on another frequency, probably in Accra.

For such an outstanding radio host to leave Joy Fm, there is no doubt Bola Ray’s resignation will create an ‘indelible’ gap on the station’s airwaves. Whoever may step into his shoes will be able to only go as far as possible but cannot completely fill in the huge gap.

Definitely, listeners of Joy Fm will miss his unique voice and presenting style but we hope to be able to flip our dial and catch him up somewhere soon—else, his greatness will be missing from the late afternoon radio waves in Ghana.



Bola Ray was born on the March 1, 1977. His life is a story of determination, persistence honesty and success. He is one of the entertainment industry’s most successful and respected personalities who will stop at nothing to see his dream wheel rise nonstop.

He had his secondary education at Accra Academy. Afterwards, he did his National Service at Radio Universe and then moved on to the School of Administration, University of Ghana, Legon (now the University of Ghana Business School). In his second year at the university, he enrolled at the Central University College where he studied Business Administration.

He therefore holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the Central University as well. He is currently pursuing his Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) Altis Business School, Catholic University of Milan, Italy.

Recently, he became the winner of a 2013 MBA Business Idea Competition. A MBA Business Idea Competition which was put together by the Altis Business School, Catholic University of Milan, Italy. In 2013, he was awarded as the Entertainment Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 at the 4th edition of Ghana Entrepreneur Awards. And at the 24th Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) Performance Awards held in 2013, Bola Ray’s Drive Time on Joy Fm was adjudged Radio Programme of the Year.

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Ending his conversation with GhanaCelebrities.Com, Bola Ray extended his profound thanks to his Boss-Kwesi Twum, his COO Ekyi Quarm for his direction, Kofi Ansah-his programme manager for his unending support and all Joy Fm staff members. He added that, they are his family, will continue to be his family and he will forever be indebted to them all, especially Mr. Kwesi Twum.


Chris-Vincent Agyapong Febiri, Founding Editor
Chris-Vincent Agyapong Febiri is the Founding Editor of GhanaCelebrities.Com and AfricaCelebrities.Com a Film Critic and a Human Rights Advocate; he holds 2 masters degrees in Law; International Human Rights Law (LL.M) and Legal Practice Course (LL.M) from University of Leicester and Nottingham Law School--and also a degree in Law (LL.B) from University of East London. He's a Professional Truth Sayer and he is the author of the popular eBook “Success is a Right, Not A Privilege.” He currently works at Adukus Solicitors in London--where he uses his legal brains to kick real ass, for the good of clients and humanity. Contact: [email protected]