By Abdullahi Gambo
Zonal Director Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), North East Zone Alhaji Yahaya Maikano has charged staff of Peace FM Maiduguri to always promote peace building and unity of the country in news reports and programmes.
The Zonal Director who gave the charge at the end of year ceremony and presentation of welfare package to staff at the broadcasting house in Maiduguri observed that without peace, unity and harmonious coexistence the region and the entire country cannot attain meaningful growth and development.
Represented by the General Manager of the station Hajiya Fatima Audu Yusuf, Alhaji Yahaya Maikano commended the staff for their dedication and commitment to work despite the insurgency and COVID-19 pandemic.
According to the Zonal Director, Peace FM Maiduguri has earned the public trust and has been receiving accolades from government, non-governmental organisations, and members of the public because of their quality and creative content.
Alhaji Maikano also commended the leadership of the Director-General Dr. Mansur Liman and Borno State government for the continued support and assistance, assuring that the station will continue to produce innovative content in line with the recovery effort of the present administration.
Chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Peace FM Chapel Abba Dikko and his Radio Television Theatre and Art Workers Union of Nigeria (RATTAWU) counterpart Abubakar Gajibo commended the management for sustaining the gesture despite the lean resources occasioned by the pandemic.