A broadcast journalist with Angel FM 102.9FM, a subsidiary of Angel Broadcasting Network(ABN), Godsbrain Smart popularly known as Captain Smart has tendered in his resignation.
Smart who is serving a one-month suspension made the official announcement on the Smart Show on Smart TV on Friday night.
According to him, he has decided to resign because of the supposed political pressure on his employer, Dr. Kwaku Oteng.
Speaking in Twi, he averred that even though he has no issue with Dr. Kwaku Oteng, he does not want to be a blockade to the many people whose daily survival depend on ABN.
“I went on a political suspension and I wrote on my Facebook for you to extend my suspension but today, Doc. [Doctor], please I beg you, sack me because I won’t come again.
“Me I don’t have any issue with you and I’ll never have any issue with you but per the conversation you had with me on phone, you told me it’s [my suspension] is politically motivated.
“So when I come now, what am I coming to do? To sell banku or kokonte? When I come back I’ll say the same things. Per what you said, I don’t want the GRA to be hunting you with taxes for your business to collapse for the many youth to lose their jobs”
“I thank you for opening a business and of all the many people, you chose me to host your morning show. It’s okay and I can’t come again. I won’t allow your business to collapse because of me just one person. I came to join and I’m leaving. I joined ABN on 1st June and today is 28th, Tuesday is 1st and I’m officially announcing to you that I’m out”.
Captain Smart is currently serving a month’s suspension after he was suspended by the management of Angel Broadcasting Network(ABN).
According to Captain Smart, his suspension from air was orchestrated by some powerful persons within the corridors of power.
Captain Smart has maintained that he was informed by his bosses that a segment on his show dubbed “Fa be wo so” has become a thorn in the flesh of the Akufo-Addo led government.