Experienced Wa based journalist Yakubu Umar Kunateh has won the 2018 edition of the Radio and Televisions Personality ( RTP) award for the Northern Regions.

The outspoken radio presenter shook off competition from his colleagues in Upper West, Upper East and Northern region to be crowned the finest radio personality at the annual awards nights staged in Accra.

Known in the airwaves as Fostino Asprilla, the versatile Umar Kunateh ditched sports for socio-political talk show host and has since flourished in his chosen field.

He earned his nomination whiles hosting a flagship program at Sungmaale 90.5 FM call Dan-Kaado(Stir it up).
The former Sports show anchor had previous stints with Pupeli 92.7 FM, Radio Progress 98.1FM, BSD, W93.5FM and is now with Home Radio 99.7 FM.

Regional compatriots, Dakura Mohammed Alhassan (MC Alaska) and Anaaka Waris(Chairman General) both missed out on the individual gong.

By: Saani Abacha