By Our Reporter
Several Cross Riverians have continued to eulogize the immense contribution of Calabar based FAD 93.1 FM as the radio station celebrates its 5 years of excellent broadcasting in Cross River State.
On Friday, fans and listeners of 'your No 1 News, Talk and Music radio’ thronged out in their numbers to participate in the second edition of the Cross River Political Summit hosted by the radio station as part of activities to marke 5 years of the radio station.
The summit brought together, key actors in the electoral process, including political parties, election umpire, security agencies, the media, civil society organizations and Nigerians.
Speaking at the event, Chief Executive Officer of the FAD Media Group, owners of FAD FM said the idea of the political summit was important to create public awareness especially with the 2023 general elections fast approaching.
He used the opportunity to appreciate listeners, callers and fans of the radio station for their love and support. “we are here because you made us. There will be no FAD without you. Your support and love to all our programs these past five years as been phenomenal. Like I said, if we can have CNN beam from Atlanta to the world, we can also beam from Calabar to the whole world and that is our target, until we get there we will not rest”
Some participants who spoke at the event, applauded the radio station for their unbias reportage and programming, maintaining that the news station has not only given them opportunity to contribute to national development but has also helped to amplify it.
The event which featured special panel session had in attendance several dignitaries, including representative of the APC gubernatorial candidate, Ntufam Sen. Prince Bassey Otu, represented by Prof. Mike Okom, former lawmaker, and Nigerian ambassador to Ethiopia, Nkoyo Toyo, Bishop Josef Bassey, commissioners, state lawmakers, political parties, security agencies, the media among others.