20 December 2012

Nigeria: VON to Start Transmission in Portuguese

Minna — The DG said during a courtesy call on Niger State governor Mu'azu Babangida Aliyu in Minna yesterday that with the new additional language, the station would now be transmitting in eight different languages.

According to him, VON is also looking into the possibility of introducing Chinese language in its programmes with a view to keeping the Chinese citizens abreast of business opportunities abound in the country.

Jijiwa also said the station was the first in Africa to begin digital transmission. He expressed appreciation to Niger State government for the donation of an office accommodation and a vehicle.

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