The Economic Community of West African states (ECOWAS) has said that its sub-regional radio and television channels will come on stream in 2017.
Dr Isaias Barreto da Rosa, the ECOWAS Commissioner in charge of Telecommunication and Information Technologies, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Tuesday.
Acccording to him, the setting up of the station will promote integration in the sub-region and help project the identity of its people.
“Back in year 2000, the Heads of State of our 50 member states decided on the establishment of a radio and television channel for the community.
“The idea behind this is to promote the West African identity. Read more