Initiative for Mobile Training of Community Radio (INFORMOTRAC) Sierra Leone in collaboration with the people of Sella Limba Chiefdom in the Bombali District, has established a new radio station ‘Radio Oketun’ on FM 94.0 in Kamakwie, the Chiefdom Headquarter Town.
The radio was last weekend commissioned by the Deputy Minister of Information and Communication, Mohamed Koroma, after installation work by INFORMOTRAC consultant engineers.
‘Radio Oketun’, like most other stations received a 300 watt transmitter, antennae system and a mixer from INFORMOTRAC, together with technical support towards it establishment.
The commissioning of this radio in Kamakwie brings the number of radio stations that have received support from INFORMOTRAC to twelve stations nation-wide.
Plans are at an advance stage for the establishment of a community radio station in the City of Koidu-New Sembehun, Kono District with support from INFORMOTRAC Sierra Leone and other media institutions engaged in the setting up of community radio stations in the Country.