All Progressive Congress has launched its own radio station in hopes of dishing political information out to its teeming supporters.
Named Radio APC with the slogan Radio Chanji, the station, which location was wrapped in secrecy started broadcasting at the weekend in Hausa language and has been transmitting on 11720khz on the 25 meterband shortwave between 7:00am-7:30am with a woman on air.
The broadcast which was received and monitored in Kano, Ibadan, Port Harcourt, Maiduguri, Adamawa, Birnin Kebbi and Niamey among others, its programmes have been APC advertisements in Hausa language, particularly that of the promo of General Muhammadu Buhari, the party’s Kaduna state governorship candidate, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, the current governors of Kano state,
Engineer Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, Sokoto state governor, and Aliyu Magatakarda Wammako.
The unnamed female announcer said a 24-hour transmissions will soon commence to cover the pre-and post-elections activities of the party including the phone-in programmes, on the spot assessments, interviews with various strata of the party’s faithful.