YABATECH plans to float TV station, approaches NBC


The Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH), has approached the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) signifying her interest to own and operate a television station in the institution.

The YABATECH Rector, Ibraheem Abdul, disclosed this on Thursday when the new Zonal Director of NBC, Mr Raphael Akpan, paid a courtesy visit to the College in Lagos.

According to Abdul, the establishment of the TV station in the college will go a long way toward enhancing training of students in communication and media skills.

He sought the support of the NBC in acquiring a television station licence, having made a landmark achievement on the running of a radio station without defaulting on the rules set by the commission.

“ The college endeavours at breaking a new ground in the line of teaching and learning, to produce graduates that can compete favorably with their counterparts in the field of work globally, with an on hand experience.

“This exciting development signals a new era…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper