DELTA State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has reaffirmed his commitment to repositioning government owned media establishments for greater service delivery and mobilization of the people for development.
Governor Uduaghan spoke yesterday in Asaba while addressing the Management and Staff of the Delta Broadcasting Service, DBS Asaba, after inspecting newly installed digital television facilities in the station.
The governor charged the staff to re-double efforts towards taking the radio and television stations to greater heights.
Governor Uduaghan who was received at the station by the State Commissioner for Information, Chike Ogeah Esq, the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Mr. Ben Igo and the Acting General Manager of DBS Asaba, Sir, Austin Mowah, inspected first the digital master control room and the studios, also inspected the station’s new digital studios.
Addressing the management of the station, Governor Uduaghan said he came to see for himself the newly installed digital facilities of the station, adding that he was impressed with what he saw.
While expressing his commitment to funding the station, the governor said DBS was a vital infrastructure of government in infoming the people of government’s development plans and getting the peoples feed back to government.
He charged the staff to strive to make the station number one and urged the station to plan programmes that would attract the people.
He said a development mobilization Campaign captioned “Limitless Possibilities was on to draw every ones attention.rtunities for growth and development in the state.
Welcoming, Governor Uduaghan the Acting General Manager of DBS Asaba, Sir Austin Mowah expressed excitement at the visit and commended him for turning around the fortunes of the station.
As a way of paying back to government, Sir Mowah assured Governor Uduaghan that the station would continue to improve on its service delivery as the governor strives to leave a legacy of development.
Governor Uduaghan also had an interactive session with the staff, where members of staff commended him for being Press friendly and appealed for the provision of working tools.
Governor Uduaghan assured the staff that budget realignment was on to enable the station have more funds for its operation.