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Fedpoly Offa gets license to operate Radio station

The Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara State has been granted an approval by the Federal Government through the National Broadcasting Commission to operate a radio station.

The approval was contained in a letter of grant to operate a campus radio given to the Polytechnic on Friday, 17th February, 2023 at the headquarters of the National Broadcasting Commission, Abuja.

Director General of NBC, Mall Balarabe Sheu Ilelah, while presenting the license to the Polytechnic and received by the Dean School of Information and Communication Technology, Dr. Mrs. Oluwakemi Ogungbamigbe on behalf of the Ag.Rector, said that the Federal Polytechnic Offa is one of the sixty-seven new entrants granted a radio license.

The Director General who presented the offer letters to beneficiaries said the Presidential approval of
the radio license is a testimony of President Buhari’s yearning for media pluralism and freedom of expression, adding that the opportunity for approval should not be taken for granted.

The statement said that the license is on trust and a public property that should be used to preach unity and progress of the country.

He however, enjoined the beneficiaries not to go against the code and operations of the license and must conduct themselves within the law of the nation.

The new approval brings to seven hundred and forty the number of functional broadcasting outfits in Nigeria.

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