Awka-Anambra State Broadcasting Service (ABS), currently the most technologically broadcast studio in West Africa, will soon have a new administrative structure worth N3 billion, top government official has said.
Anambra State Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment (MOIPE), Mr C Don Adinuba, hinted at this when he received a delegation of South East Zone of Radio and Television, Theatres Arts Workers Union (RATTAWU) at his office at the Jerome Udoji, Secretariat, Awka.
The governor has concluded plans to spend the huge amount for a befitting structure for the station.
It will become the most sophisticated, advanced and most beautiful physical broadcast structure housing the station in WA”.
According to him, by September, some ABS staff will be trained by the BBC in London.
We expect that station to become the first broadcast outfit to have a channel on DSTV in the South-East, over the next couple of weeks.
We want ABS to become the best and the most competitive in the country,” Adinuba said.
He stressed that Anambra currently had not less than 21 FM stations functioning effectively and that soon the Catholic Diocese of Awka launch an FM station.
Adinuba, however, welcomed RATTAWU’s choice of Anambra to host their conference, noting this was obviously because of safe environment offered by the state.
Adinuba, reassured them that their message would be delivered to the appropriate quarters.
Earlier, RATTAWU South-East Zone Deputy Chairman, Mr Emeka Kalu, sought the assistance of Anambra Government to host their 2019 National Conference in Awka.
He said the event had been planned to run from Sept.12 to Sept. 14.
Source: Anambra State Government