Radio Ada resumes partial operations

Management of Radio Ada has disclosed that from January 23, the station will resume partial operations.

The station was attacked by some unknown thugs on January 13 for comments made on one of their programme- ‘Manor Munyu’.

In a statement circulated on WhatsApp, the Management of the station revealed that, “sufficient progress has been made to enable a partial resumption of operations.

The statement further indicated that, “The station from today, shall be operating partially without some of its usual programmes until the 24th anniversary of the station on 1st February, 2022, when full operations shall resume”.

The Management thanked all individuals and stakeholders who showed solidarity, following an invasion and attack which occurred at the station’s premises in Ada.

Radio Ada resumes partial operations after vandalisation by thugs

On January 13, thugs attacked the premises of Radio Ada, a community radio station at Ada on Thursday morning.

The reports indicated that the thugs, numbering about 10, destroyed equipment and furniture in some of the station’s offices and manhandled two staff members over the content aired on one of the station’s programmes.

They later went into one of the studios and attacked the presenter and destroyed equipment.

The Head of Programmes and External Communications at Radio Ada, Julius Odoi, who confirmed the incident, said “the presenter in the studio shut the door, when he realised that the thugs were on their way in, but they forced their way and started slapping him”.

Management of the station then reported the incident to the Police in Ada.

Meanwhile, Police are currently investigating the incident in order to bring the perpetrators to book.

The Police have also urged the general public to volunteer any relevant information, which can facilitate the apprehension of the culprits.