Covid-19: RATTAWU Urges Stakeholders to Utilize Advantage of Radio
As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark Radio Day, relevant authorities in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic have been urged to take advantage of the wide coverage of Radio to curb the rising tide of the new variant of the virus
This is contained in a statement issued by the National President of Radio, Television, Theatre and Arts Workers Union, RATTAWU, Dr. Kabir Tsanni, in commemoration of 2021 World Radio Day.
Dr Tsanni, who described radio as the as a low-cost medium, specifically suited to reaching remote communities and vulnerable people, said pre-cautionary protocols on Covid 19 as established by World Health Organization could reach as many people as possible and in their own languages.
While speaking on the theme for this year “New World, New Radio”, the RATTAWU national president said it reflected the realities of the new normal that the world was facing as a result of Covid-I9.