Ace broadcaster and CEO of EIB Network, Bola Ray (known in private circles as Nathaniel Kwabena Anokye-Adisi) on Starr Drive Thursday August , handed over the drive show mantle to fast-rising protege Giovanni Caleb after a 15-year run as Ghana’s face of drive time radio.
Joining radio while still in university, Bola Ray has grown to become an authority not just in radio broadcasting, but in the entertainment industry as a whole. He joined Accra-based Top Radio after university and went on to The Multimedia Group, where he served a variety of roles, mainly hosting Drive time on Joy for 11 years. For the past two years, he has been host of Starr Chat and co-host of Starr Drive, aside being head of the EIB Network and the Empire Group.
Giovani Caleb, who has been substantive co-host of Starr Drive for the past few months with Anita Erskine, took to his Facebook page to express his heartfelt admiration for his friend and mentor:
“Words can’t simply describe how highly elated I am to see this day. Today I celebrate one man who’s not only my boss but a big brother and mentor, my great inspiration. One I can confidently say I trust and admire . My prayer today is that this 15 year anniversary will be the beginning of more successful years ahead sir. Happy Anniversary CEO of EIB NETWORK GH – Mr Nathaniel Kwabena Anokye-Adisi a.k.a BOLA RAY a.k.a BOLAS! God bless you! God bless EIB! Happy 2years STARR103.5 FM.”