Mr. Poat of Aseda FM in Obuasi has won the Ashanti region Radio DJ of the Year at the recently held Foklex Media Awards which took place at the National Theatre in Accra.
The Foklex Media Awards is a regional-based award scheme that is structured to appreciate the work of Media Practitioners across Ghana. It is a yearly event organized by Foklex Media Production, registered events and an advertising organization. The maiden edition of the awards was done in 2007.
Mr. Poat contested against seven other DJs in Ashanti for the prestigious award. He garnered 2,297 votes to win in the category. His nearest contender was DJ Waizy of Adanse3 FM.
After receiving the award, Mr. Poat thanked his listeners and the people of Obuasi for their massive support.
Other DJs in his category were DJ Lofty of Kumasi FM, DJ Chiefaro of Asaase Radio, DJ Micky of Angel FM Kumasi and DJ Romeo of Akoma FM. The rest are DJ Aroma of Pure FM and DJ Tablettz of Hello FM.