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Ooni, Deji, Osemawe, Others Grace Opening of Glow 99.1 FM In Akure

By Our Correspondent, 21st February, 2024

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has commissioned GLOW 99.1 FM in Akure, capital City of Ondo State.

The Radio Station located at Efon-Alaaye Street, Ijapo Estate was commissioned on Wednesday, 21st February, 2024.

Glow-99.1 FM which has commenced operation in Akure Ondo State Capital was established by Dr Akande for the promotion of cultural values and re-awakening of Youths in Ondo State and Nigeria at large.

Speaking with the PATH, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO)of the Station Dr Ezekiel Akande said he received a divine inspiration from God to established a Radio Station which he described as a great fulfilment and actualisation of his aged long vision.

Dr Akande, an Anesthesiologist during the unveiling, said the station will provide excellent broadcasting in terms of information, education and entertainment.

According to him, the station is poised to hit the airwaves with interesting programming, as experienced broadcasters are going to be engaged to man the station.

In his quest to give the best service to the people of Ondo State, the CEO employed the service of an Ace Broadcaster and former Director of Programmes, Ondo State Radiovision Corporation (OSRC), Alhaji Ismail Akinkunmi Ishaq to head the Station.

He added that having spent over 30years in United States if America, he returned to Nigeria in 2022 to fulfilled the vision of God in his life by establishing radio station and hospital.

The Guest Speaker, Prof Gbenga Abimbola, the Head of Department at Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko spoke on the topic “Sustaining Radio Broadcasting in a current Economic hardship” saying Radio is the most accessible medium to mass communication.

He noted that people are becoming poorer day by day stressing that opportunity are no longer available for the masses as the value of the currency has gone down tremendously.

He charged the management of the FM station to give to what people what they love so that people can also love them in return.

He charged the CEO to allow editorial independence and that decision making process should stable and available for the purpose of success.

In attendance were the representative of Ooni of Ife, Oba Oba Adekunle, Deji of Akure Oba Dr Adetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladetoyinbo and Osemowe of Ondo kingdom, Oba Dr. Victor Kiladejo who prayed for the visioner and charged the workers and the team of Glow FM to work hard to make the station progressive.

Other guests includes Prophet Samson Oluwamodede, the General Overseer of Prayer Centre Church of God, Dr. Abdul-Hakeem Akorede, Grand Chief Imam of Akure, Dr. Jubril Olatunji, CEO of Dejavu Hotel, Akin Adaramola, Mr Akinbamidele Akinnagbe among other digitaries.

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