In a bid for Anambra State Broadcasting Service (ABS) to reach more audience, the state government has appealed for more progressive and balanced broadcasting by the workers.
In an interface meeting with the station executive, government represented by the Information Commissioner, Mr C Don Adinuba, said that digitisation and possible transmission on the DSTV platform was long overdue. “Your production standard is superb and can compete with any media house in any part of the world.
“What we are here for is for us to discuss whatever difficulties you currently face, so that we all can go home satisfied and ready to perform better. The government was worried over situations where other stations are chosen to cover its activities rather than the ABS; such practices won’t be happening after this deliberations,’’ Adinuba said.
He added that the current 18 hours operation of the station must be improved upon, so that ABS would begin 24 hour transmissions after all hindrances would have been removed.
The workers were led by the Managing Director, Nze Uche Nworah, who tabled some shortcomings of the station. The list of demands was, later handed over to the commissioner for on ward transmission to government