NBC confirms this video led to AIT clampdown
NBC has confirmed ElombahNews report that the below video led to the shutdown of AIT and Raypower belonging to Chief Raymond Dokpesi.
In a press statement, The DG kawu stated:
“We also observed from monitoring reports that a documentary on the Presidential Election Tribunal, a pending election petition matter aired on AIT on Wednesday and Thursday, 22nd and 23rd May, 2019 without regard to the provisions of the Broadcast Code”.
At a press briefing in its headquarters in Abuja, nation’s capital, the Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC) gave insight into how it came about the decision to suspend the license of DARR Communications, owners of the AIT and RayPower FM.
Modibbo Kawu, the director general of NBC, read out what the commission thinks as the many sins committed by the media houses founded by Chief Raymond Dokpesi, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Kawu said the documentary on the Presidential Election Tribunal, a pending election petition matter aired on AIT on Wednesday and Thursday, 22nd and 23rd May, 2019 violated the provisions of the Broadcast Code.
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