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Tarabans Excited Over First Private FM Station In Jalingo




Many residents across Taraba state  have expressed excitement over the  commencement of operation of  Rock FM 92.3, first privately owned FM radio station in the state. 

 The radio station is established by the Rockville Media Hub and has begun broadcasting since April,2022 with interesting programmes which has attracted many listeners and kept them lively.

 According to the Chief Executive Officer of the Rockville Media Hub, Oloye Samuel Ayodele, the radio station is established to bridge the communication gap in modern Journalism and to promote peace and unity in a multi-ethnic society like Taraba.

 "We are poised to promoting the rich cultural heritage of Taraba State, providing informational educational programmes and informing our teaming listeners of happenings around them through our professional reportage", said Oloye Ayodele Samuel .

He said the radio station has also dedicated itself to uniting Tarabans across ethnic and religious lines.

"One of our special focus is preaching unity among all in Taraba state, we have a great tool to unite the state and bring economical advancements to its people, a united Taraba state is a developed and economically advanced state because information is power."

He said that the decision was to also enable them to serve as the watchdog of the society, provide an arbiter for the citizens to attain their yearnings and aspirations through the media, and create job opportunities.

 "Our decision to venture into broadcasting is informed by the Company's desire to bridge the information dissemination gap existing between parts of the country", 

  Since the commencement of her broadcast in April after due approval by the National Broadcasting Corporation, NBC, the Rock FM 92.3 Jalingo has been thrilling her teaming listeners with fascinating radio programmes and interactive programmes on topical issues.

 Going by the number of participants during her phone-in programmes and followers on her Facebook page (RockFM 92.3 Jalingo), there is no doubt that the radio station is becoming the favourite of residence within Jalingo, the state capital and its environs.

Many of the callers from across Taraba state commended Rock FM 92.3 for raising the standard of broadcasting in the state and giving voices to the people to air their opinions on various national and local issues.

 The station  General Manager Hajiya Jumai Rakiya Hamzat noted that the station's programmes would be tailored to what really affects the communities in the state, promote peace and unity through its rich content.

"The station is out to give our listeners a whole package in news, entertainment, sports and human angle stories. We are going to be covering all communities in Taraba and one of the good things technology has done, is to bridge the gap in human resources

"Our aim is basically to inform, influence and inspire our listeners, we are out to offer excellent services."


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