Governor Obiano Commissions Digital TV And Radio Complex In Awka (Photos)
The studio complex was conceived and executed by his administration in compliance with the latest technological trend in modern broadcasting.
Inaugurating the facility, Governor Obiano recalled his ugly experience in the old studios of the outfit during his electioneering in 2013 which prompted him to promise to deliver an ultramodern studio facility to Establishment.
The Governor, who noted that his administration spent over one point eight billion naira on the project, revealed that in his belief in quality, he had ensured that every equipment in the studio was purchased brand new.
The Commissioner for Information and Communication’s strategy, Ogbuefi Tony Nnachetta who pointed out that the Governor in his human nature, is carefully addressing the age-long challenges of the Anambra Broadcasting Service, ranging from poor infrastructure to workers welfare, said in the next phase, the State government will look into the State -owned Newspaper outfit and the Printing Press.
The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Anambra Broadcasting Service, Mr Nnaemeka Mmaduegbuna said with the facility, the establishment is poised to becoming the first station in the Southeast to attain digital status.
The Managing Director of the contracting firm, that handled the project, Mr Hassan Fawaz while noting that what they delivered was a state of the art facility, thanked the state government for its efforts that made the project a reality.
The Chairman of the Governor’s re-election Campaign Committee, Chief Victor Umeh said testimonies abound everywhere on legacy projects of the Obiano administration.
In a vote of thanks, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the ABS, Mr Uche Nworah, thanked Governor Obiano for his commitment to turning around the fortunes of the ABS and assured that he will drive the station’s workforce towards achieving results for the government, the State and its people.
Tour of the facility by the Governor as well as presentation of souvenir to the Governor by the ABS family, formed the highpoints of the event.