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In a bid to develop media organisation in Edo State, the State Broadcasting Service under the administration of Governor Godwin Obaseki has recorded 5.7million naira within six weeks.
The interim manager of the broadcasting corporation, Ransley Abu-Osagie made this known on Tuesday.
He added that, his administration is clearing the back-log of inherited debts and meeting with Representatives of the business community in the state government’s new direction for the media house.
“The N5.7 million remitted as Internally Generated Revenue to the state government came after settling the station’s internal financial obligations.
The special adviser to the state governor, Crusoe Osagie, said the news of remittances by the new management of EBS was heat- warming and showed commitment to frugal management of resources.
“I have often asked why workers who earn their salaries regularly from the state government cannot compete with their peers in private broadcast stations, where salaries are not or irregular.
‘The era of non-performance is over with the ongoing reforms of all goverenment-owned media organizations. We thoiugh it was impossible to bring the state broadcasting statio to a point where it can begin to remit as much as 5.7million naira in six weeks” Osagie said.