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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