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Abdul Hayi Moomen quits GBC for a top post at UDS


Mar 4, 2022 , ,

Abdul Hayi Moomen, a broadcast journalist, author, and lecturer, has parted ways with Ghana Broadcasting Corporation, the public broadcaster (GBC).

Abdul Hayi Moomen, who joined Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) in 2009, will be the Head of Corporate Affairs at the North’s premier university, according to reliable sources available to this portal.

He has declined to comment on the topic, but the University for Development Studies (UDS) has verified that he would start work later next week.

The prolific writer, who is known for his sense of humour, is anticipated to provide a spark to the UDS by leveraging his extensive media relationships as a practitioner.


Abdul Hayi Moomen is from Wa, which is located in the Upper West Region. He’s in his forties and hails from a huge family. He graduated from Kumasi’s Ahmadiyya Secondary School and worked as a teaching assistant at Tamale’s Tiyumba School.

He earned an English and Linguistics degree from the University of Ghana in 2004 and then joined the bandwagon in 2005 to seek greener pastures and pursue his education.

In 2009, Abdul returned to Ghana and joined the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC). He’s hosted the station’s primary drive time program for Diamond FM, a private radio station in Tamale. This program combines comedy and musicals with conducting interviews on political, economic, entertaining, and cultural problems.

His greatest accomplishments include speaking Arabic despite never having attended an Arabic school, as well as an interview with Nana Akufo Addo (NPP flag bearer) and President John Evans Atta Mills.

Wole Soyinka is his role model, and his ambition is to become a university lecturer

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