Carol Ofori announces departure from Radio 2000 after just 7 months on air

Carol Ofori has announced that she will be departing from Radio 2000 at the end of October.
Carol Ofori has announced that she will be departing from Radio 2000 at the end of October.

Radio 2000’s Carol Ofori, has announced that she will be leaving the station at the end of October.

Sharing the news with her listeners on Thursday morning, the host of the station’s popular daytime show Queens Of Grace With Carol Ofori, said that she had enjoyed her time on Radio 2000 and leaving was a bittersweet moment for her.

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“It’s such a bittersweet moment saying goodbye to my home at Radio 2000," she said in a statement. 

"It’s been an amazing journey and I have loved every second I spent with each and every one of the listeners who tuned into ‘Queens of Grace’ over the past year and a half. I have had the most wonderful time on the station and I am incredibly sad to be saying goodbye to my listeners and colleagues who I hold so dear to me.”

She added that she would be embarking on a new journey which she will be announcing on her social media accounts soon.

“That said, I am incredibly excited to embark on a new chapter in my life and I cannot wait to take you all along for the ride with me.”

In a statement earlier this year, the TV and radio personality expressed that she had joined Radio 2000 because she enjoyed the music on the station and its content.

“I also get to create content I have always dreamed of doing like covering African stories in the African connection, and taking a moment to be thankful with my Thankful Mondays feature," she said. 

"That allows us to play gospel music and be grateful for everything in our lives which makes the audience sit back and be thankful for everything that is going on in their lives."

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She went on to say that radio is still so powerful because it's immediate.

"I think that now, more than ever, people really want news and information – and radio is the quickest way to get it," she said.

"While social media is certainly disrupting the scene, we all know how much fake news is on social media and it’s something that can get expensive because of the price of data in the country so I think that is why radio remains reliable for South Africans."

Here are 5 things you didn’t know about Carol
  1. She’s travel-obsessed!
  2. Mpumalanga and Cancun are her favourite places to travel to.
  3.  Carol had dreams of being a game ranger.
  4.   Carol fell in love with radio during her University days.
  5. Carol is obsessed with reality TV.

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