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PROFILE OF ABUJA BROADCASTING CORPORATION

Aso Radio 93.5FM was established in 1997 by Rtd. Brigadier General J.T Useni, the then former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The construction of the studios and installation of equipment commenced thereafter.

The station was commissioned on the 19th May 1999 by Rtd General Mamman T. Kontagora the then Minister of the FCT and began regular transmission since then.

The radio station was set up to provide broadcasting service, and operate as the official broadcasting communication network of the FCTA.

The station has become one of the main radio broadcasting stations in the capital city, Abuja.

Aso Radio and Aso Television were merged to form Abuja Broadcasting Corporation, (ABC).

The Board of Directors and management of the corporation were inaugurated by the FCT Administration.

The immediate assignment of the Board and management was to reorganize and reposition the radio arm as well as to supervise and accelerate the processes leading to the take-off of the television station.

Its target customers is FCTA and its agencies, other government establishments and institutions in the capital city, the public, religious bodies, advertising agencies, multinational companies, financial institutions, telecommunication services among others.

 

ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE

The Managing Director heads the corporation, while each department is supervised and controlled by a Senior Manager.

The Corporation has five (5) departments namely:

  1. Administration and Finance
  2. Radio
  3. Television
  4. Commercial Services
  5. Engineering Services

 

VISION

To become the leading radio and television network in Nigeria by providing decent and objective coverage events and happenings affecting the lives of citizens and residents of this country.

MISSION

We seek to provide qualitative news, programmes and broadcast services to all stake holders modestly, and always set the agenda for discus in a deregulated democratic environment.

 

MANDATE FOR FCT ABUJA BROADCASTING CORPORATION (ABC)

  • To promote the Federal Capital Territory Administrative policies
  • To provide Educative and Informative Programmes to its teeming Listeners.
  • To report current and latest happenings in Nigeria and FCT in particular.
  • To reach out to the heterogeneous residents of FCT using the major Nigerian
  • To produce and transmit programmes that may impact on the lives of the people in FCT in general, and the grassroots in particular.