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The area MP for Nakasongola District Hon. Mutebi Noah Wanzala has received the team led by Hon. Minister for ICT and Mr Watson Agaba (UBC, ED) who guided the tour around the UBC Radio-Buruuli FM premises where he also shared the challenges & possible solutions for the station to up its operations to benefit the community.
In her address the Hon. Minister put across action points;
✔️The National Broadcaster should revise the fees charged for talk shows to be very minimal as compared to private media houses.
✔️The National Broadcaster has a key role to disseminate information not only to the people of Nakasongola but also other districts like Luwero, Masindi and Kayunga.
✔️At the moment discussions are ongoing with the ministry of finance to sort issues of a mast; between the station and UTL.
✔️The Hon. Minister has also instructed the ED, UBC to allocate resources to run operations of the Buruuli FM station to avoid unnecessary blackouts at the station.
✔️The Hon. minister has also instructed the ED, UBC Mr Watson Agaba to provide at least a motorcycle as soon as possible to ease movement of staff at Buruuli FM in Nakasongola District.