Voice of America to set up regional station in Gombe


In order to improve its service in North-east zone, the Voice of America (VOA),  is set establish a regional reporting centre in Gombe state.

The Chief of
Hausa service of VOA, Aliyu Mustapha Sokoto, stated this during a courtesy
visit to Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya at the Government House.

Sokoto, who
is in Gombe to inspect  the buildings complex,
told the governor that the regional reporting centre, when established will
serve as North-east hub for VOA’s integrated newscasts, magazine shows, diverse
stringer reports, exclusive interviews, call-in shows with prominent leaders,
panel/round table discussions among others.

He commended
governor Yahaya for his disposition and show of interest towards the
establishment of the international radio station’s office in Gombe.

In his
remarks, governor Yahaya thanked the head of VOA Hausa service for choosing
Gombe to serve as  their regional
hub,  assuring them of government’s
cooperation to ensure its realization and success.

He said
Gombe state is willing to partner with the VOA and any other media outfit in
the quest to inform, educate and enlighten the public with a view to
entrenching good governance through mass media.





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