APC reports Zamfara Radio to NBC



The All Progressives Congress () has called on the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to call the management of the State Radio and Television to order, over alleged provocative broadcasts against its members.

The state Chairman, Alhaji Lawal Liman the call on Wednesday in Kaura Namoda at a special prayer session organised by Senatorial District office of the party.

The party organised special prayer sessions across the state to seek Allah’s intervention to overcome its challenges.

Liman accused the of “unprofessional conduct and abuse of ethics of broadcasting.”

“The NBC as a regulatory body responsible for monitoring radio and television stations in the country should monitor radio is doing and that they operate in line with law.”

Liman also urged the radio to be professional and give all political parties the freedom to exercise their constitutional rights.

“During the led govenment, the opposition political parties were given rights to come to the state radio and showcase their activities.

“I am therefore calling on the management of the station to embrace professionalism and law and order.

radio was established to educate and enlighten people of the state, and not to be used for creating unnecessary tension in the state”, he added.

Liman thanked the party members for attending the prayer session and urged them to be united and law abiding.

When contacted, the state Commissioner for Information, Alhaji Sulaiman Tunau denied the .

According to him, the state radio was not transmitting any unsavoury comments against any political party especially the APC or it’s members.

He said the state radio station is for all citizens of the state.“We are operating in line with the law and order, l am not aware of any comments against any APC member by Zamfara radio”, the commissioner said. ()