PREMIER 93.5 FM
History and Location of the Station
Premier 93.5 FM that goes by the appellation “Your Dependable Companion” was commissioned by the late first lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Chief Stella Obasanjo on the 30th of October, 2001.
The Station’s Transmitter is situated at Moniya while the Studios are in the Broadcasting House, Dugbe, Ibadan. The Station’s Office Complex is situated at No. 617 Jibowu Crescent, Iyaganku, Ibadan.
Premier FM was established as a result of the federal government’s objective of setting up 32 FM Stations across the country under President Olusegun Obasanjo.
Premier FM Station has a bandwidth of 93.5MHz in the frequency modulated band. The coverage area is Ibadan metropolis and environs.
Mandate and Achievement of Set Target
Premier 93.5FM has the mandate to serve her immediate environment through programmes that educate, inform and entertain people at the grassroots. To this end, 70% of the Station’s programmes are in Yoruba Language. The Station sets out to be friendly, down-to-earth and indigenous in outlook with mostly community based programmes.
The Station serves the local community. It is also the hub for the Southwest network of Ibadan Zonal Station and hooks on to all Network Programmes from Headquarters in Abuja.
Catalogue of Past and Present General Managers
The table below shows the General Managers the Station has had since inception and the period they were in office;
|S/N||NAME OF GM||PERIOD IN OFFICE|
|1||Mrs. Toyin Williams||Pioneer General Manager|
|2||Mr. Gabriel Onafurume||1st January 2007 to 1st February 2008|
|3||Mrs. Bolatito Joseph||1st February 2008 to 3rd June 2014|
|4||Dr. (Mrs.) Abiodun Ogidan||3rd June 2014 to 14th December 2017|
|5||Rev. Niyi Dahunsi||11th December 2017 till date|
The organizational structure is such that the General Manager (GM) is the head of the Station.
Reporting directly to the General Manager are the Heads of Units (HoUs) who administer the affairs of the various departments. They are Programmes, News, Marketing, Engineering, ICT, Administration, Procurement, Finance and Audit. Finally, we have the general members of Staff who are directly involved in the day to day operations across the various departments.