FRCN ace broadcaster, Tony Okerafor, a visually impaired, read the summary of the 7am news on the network service of Radio Nigeria in celebration of World Radio Day.
Mr. Okerafor, who lost his sight at the age of 2, following complications from measles, is a certified lawyer and has been a broadcaster for more than 7 years.
Impact and potential of radio
Proclaimed in 2011 by the Member States of UNESCO, and adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 2012 as an International Day, February 13 became a day where the impact and potential of radio are discussed.
This year’s theme: Radio and diversity This unique ability to reach out to the widest audience means radio can shape a society’s experience of diversity, stand as an arena for all voices to speak out, be represented and heard.