Atiku reacts to shut down of AIT, Raypower radio

Nigeria’s former Vice President, and also candidate for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), in the 2019 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, has criticised the indefinite shutting down of AIT and Raypower (DAAR group) by the National Broadcasting Commission on Thursday 

According to him, Nigeria is under  dictatorship by shutting down both, AIT and Raypower radio.

“If at this time, we stand by as the press looses it’s independence, there will be a little to differentiate us from dictatorship this should not happen- AA”, he wrote on twitter.

The Director General of the NBC Mobbido Kawu on Thursday passed the suspension information to journalists in Abuja.

According to him he said that the suspension was as a result of bridge of broadcasting code.

Kawu said some of the offences commited include; airing  of presidential election documentary, a matter pending at a tribunal, lack of capacity to pay it’s fees, divisive and inciting content from the social media,

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