30 November 2012

Gambia: Tomorrow Is Wa-Zo-Bia 10th Anniversary

A hit entertaining, educative and informative popular radio talk show which comes on City Limits Radio, dubbed -Wa-Zo-Bia, is set to commemorate its 10th anniversary this Saturday1st November 2012, at the Joint Officer Mess, if reports reaching What's On, is anything to go by. The radio show, which first hit the airwaves in 2002, is by far among the leading and one of the most interactive programmes in this particular FM radio.

Hosted by Baron Stanley Eloagu, also known by some as the General Overseer, this radio talk show is certainly the oldest and most original media propos mirror of the Nigerian community in the Gambia. It also serve as a mouth piece in transmitting information from the Nigerian High Commission to their community living in the Gambia.

In an interview with What's On, Stanley disclosed that 'Wa-Zo-Bia' simply means depict 'Come' in three Nigerian languages namely -Youruba, Hausa and Igbo respectively. "So in essence it means come all Nigerian and lets' put our heads together and know what is going on among us.

It also discusses why Nigerian left their home country, where they are and their contribution to the development of the host and home country. It comes on Monday from 8:00am to 9:30am since its inception. The show covers most all three important areas notably, education, entertainment and we inform the people. We also inform our compatriots about the daily news from Nigeria," he stated.

He explained further that the talk show also gave the listeners the opportunity to contribute by making phone call to some important initiatives stressing that in observance of the event he has line-up series of activities to mark the event in grand style.

"There will be Nigerian Cultural display, comedy as well as talents exposition by Nigerian upcoming artist alongside Gambian. Movie stars will also be there" he stated citing that the event will also witness launching of Wa-Zo-Bia Nigerian in the Diaspora Magazine, he authored.

While expressing his plan to take the programme to another level Stanley Eloagu then all to make it a date as if you miss you are nowhere.

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