In the realm of media professionals, there are few who can match the illustrious career of Gilbert Abeiku Aggrey. With over two decades of experience and numerous accolades to his name, he has carved a path of success that extends far beyond the boundaries of media.
Abeiku Santana’s journey in the media industry commenced in 1997 at Radio Z in Koforidua. From there, he rose through the ranks, serving as the Deputy Programs Manager at Radio Mercury between 1999 and 2001. Later, he took on the role of Head of Music Programs and Event Promotion Coordinator at Multimedia Broadcasting Group from 2002 to 2010, showcasing his exceptional skills and dedication to the field.
In a seamless transition, Abeiku Santana joined the Despite Media Group, where he skillfully juggled two roles as the host of the Drivetime Radio Show on Okay FM and Entertainment Presenter on UTV, winning the hearts of audiences and solidifying his position as a media icon.
But his achievements don’t stop there. Beyond his media ventures, Abeiku Santana is the esteemed CEO of Kaya Tours Ghana Limited & Kaya Management Services. His exceptional contributions to the Travel & Tourism industry have garnered him recognition as one of Africa’s Top 100 personalities and Top 100 Travel & Tourism professionals. In 2008, he was proudly inducted into the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) Hall of Fame, a testament to his influence and impact in the business world.
As a member of the Association of International Travel and Tourism Professionals (SKAL), Abeiku Santana has championed African integration through Travel and Tourism Trade. His consultancy services have furthered the growth of individuals, startups, and corporations, solidifying his reputation as an influential figure in the industry.
The extensive list of awards and recognitions bestowed upon Abeiku Santana is awe-inspiring. Among his notable honors are the Radio and Television Programme (RTP) Awards for Radio Program of the Year and Radio Late Afternoon Show Host of the Year 2016. He also received the TV Male Entertainment Show of the Year in 2018, Ghana Internet Awards USA Best TV Male Personality in 2019, and the Young Entrepreneur Award for Male Celebrity Entrepreneur of the Year, among others.
Education has been the foundation of Abeiku Santana’s excellence. He holds a Masters Degree in Tourism Management from the University of Cape Coast and a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Administration from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA). Moreover, he possesses an Associate Degree in Legal Studies and Litigation from the New York Paralegal School and an Advanced Certificate in Public Relations and Advertising from the Ghana Institute of Journalism. His continuous pursuit of knowledge is evident in his status as a Chartered Media Professional from the Global Academy of Finance and Management in Colorado, USA.
Abeiku Santana’s passion for sharing knowledge has led him to become a visiting lecturer at esteemed institutions like the Africa University College of Communications (AUCC), Pentecost University College, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, and the University of Ghana.
Beyond his professional persona, Abeiku Santana is characterized by his generosity, confidence, and intelligence. His sense of humor and humility add to the charm that has endeared him to countless admirers. In his spare time, he enjoys playing tennis, swimming, and listening to music, all while sporting his favorite caftans, suits, and blazers.
With an impressive list of past accomplishments and a promising future, Gilbert Abeiku Aggrey continues to leave an indelible mark on the media and tourism industries. His relentless pursuit of excellence and dedication to his craft make him an exemplary figure to be admired and emulated. As we celebrate his many achievements, we eagerly anticipate the next chapter in the extraordinary journey of Abeiku Santana.