Nigeria: BBC Distributes Broadcast Equipment to Partner Stations in Abuja


The BBC World Service Trust presented broadcast equipment to four of its partner stations in Abuja under its media support for strengthening advocacy, good governance and empowerment project. The equipments were presented to the benefiting stations at the conference room of Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN).

The country director of BBCWST, Ms. Linda Nwoke, represented by Tom Odemwingie, said the BBC World Service Trust decided to help the partner stations with the equipments because their assessment shown that they were lagging behind. "We discovered that most of our partners in Nigeria are battling with dilapidated equipments and that is why we decided to help them with some broadcast equipments," he said.

He urged the benefitting stations to ensure that the equipments are used for what they are meant for, adding that the equipments will enhance their production. Earlier, FRCN's Director General, Barrister Yusuf Nuhu, thanked BBC for its continuous assistance to the broadcasting industry in Nigeria, adding that FRCN has been a complimentary partner with the BBC. FRCN, Hot FM, Vision FM and Love FM benefitted from the assistance.