The founders of African Broadband Limited, owners of Royal FM radio, Royaltimes News and RoyalTV Online, Engineer Gbenga Adebayo has urged management of the newly launched Igbomina community Radio 90.9FM to focus on promotion of cultural heritage rather than venturing into religious sentiments or partisan politics.
Adebayo who was chairman at the occasion of the official commissioning of Igbomina community radio and the launching of one hundred and fifty-million-naira development projects, commended the people of Igbomina both home and abroad for their support towards the establishment of the radio.
Adebayo who was also the chief launcher at the commissioning of the new radio station, commended Igbomina elders for ensuring peace in the community noting that society cannot develop without peace.
Representing the Honourable Commissioner for Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the state chairman of the All Progressive Congress, Honourable Bashiru Bolarinwa said the minister will continue to support the station.
Also speaking at the event, the national president of Omo Ibile Igbomina, Engineer Timothy Adebayo, commended Igbomina people for their support on the establishment of Igbomina community radio, the first of his kind in Kwara state.
The national president eulogized Chief Cornelius Adebayo and late Honourable Olufunke Adedoyin who he said both initiated the idea of the radio station.
As approved by the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, Igbomina FM transmits from its base station at Pamo, Isin local government area of Kwara State.