A community radio station, Awawa 94.1FM was, at the weekend, commissioned by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State.
The station is aimed at reviving and promoting the Ikale, Ilaje, Ijaw-Apoi and Ijaw-Arogbo culture, tradition, custom in the state.
The radio station was established by Gen. Olu Bajowa (retd) as part of the activities marking his 80th Birthday.
Bajowa, who is the sponsor of the project, said: “The aim of establishing the radio station, was to complement the efforts of government in reviving and promoting the Ikale, Ilaje, Ijaw-Apoi and Ijaw-Arogbo culture, tradition, custom and by extension the Yoruba heritage, which he said are now becoming abandoned or extinct.”
In this regard, I wish to assure our amiable governor that, Awawa Radio 94.1 FM, will support your administration in the provision of the necessary information on your government programmes and actions. We in the Southern District of Ondo State appreciate your efforts in bringing back the desired development to our land.”
He expressed happiness that the Bitumen exploration and exportation in the area is gradually becoming a reality, adding that efforts are in place to ensure that the seaport in Ilaje is achievable.
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