The Institute For Media and Society (IMS), has called for the Strengthening of Radio broadcasting.
Executive Director of the Institute, Dr Akin Akingbulu who made the call-in commemoration of the World Radio Day celebration noted that strengething of Radio broadcasting would make the medium remain a strong tool for peace and development.
He described this year’s theme as apt “While felicitating with the Nigerian media community and other stakeholders, we submit that the theme for this year’s edition of the World Radio Day, “Radio and Peace”, is timely and apt especially within the context of the upcoming 2023 general election, an important element of democratic practice.
Dr Akin said Radio in Nigeria has a long and rich history and remains an important tool for connecting us together as one people.
He urged media professionals to help create an atmosphere of balanced, fair and accurate programming that help voters to make informed decisions in choosing their representatives.
Reporting by Hadiza Abdulrahman; Editing by Abdullahi Lamino