The eldest of 3 gentlemen, born in Lapaz (Red Light), Accra, singly catered for by their mum.
Danny Kwame Dwumah-Mensah, popular known as Doctor Prekese got to know his father when he turned 22 who pass on to glory after 2 years
Doctor Prekese, now the Head of Programs at Joy Dadi Multimedia after joining Bryt 99.1 Fm for 2 years
Failed to pursue his childhood dream of becoming a Medical Doctor (but now a doctor of the airwaves), pursued reading which he loves doing
After he couldn’t make it to Medical School, he oneday chanced on an advert that read ‘Do You Aspire to be a Radio or TV Presenter?
Doctor Prekese was then teaching as pupil teacher in a Private School with a basic salary of 9.50 pesewas. He saved from that and started a school called Manifold Tutorial College. He however pursued courses in journalism, went to GBC Training School and sponsored by some Germans for a course in Business Administration at GIMPA
He oneday had an unknown call which happened to be Manfred Jaydee, CEO of Joy Industries and Joy Dadi Multimedia with an offer to join the station whilst teaching Radio Journalism at GH Media School
One time presenter of Adom Fm’s Ofie Kwanso. Four (4) months on warming up spree into the show, He was asked to step aside with the reason that he couldn’t fit into Abeiku Santana’s shoe after his 10 years exit. He was benched for a different person but was taking salary till 8 months without doing anything. He resigned from the station because the joy of every presenter is to be heard on air.
“So I bowed out professionally by resigning and my resignation hit them hard because none of the line managers was ready to receive my letter. I also resigned because I felt insulted for coming for me in Tadi where I was the General Manager of Goodnews Fm, enticed me with their juicy offers only for me to be benched” he said
After Adom FM exit, he willingly opted to go work with a radio station but was told he can’t be paid because his brand looks bigger
“I actually started radio as a Morning Show host and I think if I had stuck to that, I would have been one of the best morning show host in Ghana” he exclaimed
He was the Morning Show host for kessben FM in Kumasi before taking a drive time offer in Takoradi and had since then been doing Drive till now
“I think I didn’t get anyone to advice me to be focused n consistent with Morning Show host and that made me veered into Drive Time which I have regretted till date” he confesses
Currently in an Online Bible School, he is hoping to do the work of God because there have been prophecies upon his life which even his daily dreams have revealed.
“My secret is i act on radio. Everything I say on radio or do is acting. I have a different me, that only God knows” he reveals
Doctor Prekese advised that the up and growing youths should pursue every good dream they are aiming at and shouldn’t let go of God in turbulent times
He is happily married to Gifty Animwaa Dwumah Mensah. He has a boy by name Jason, 4 years and a girl, Yolanda will be 2 years in July
By: Nene Asi