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Breaking: NBC Shuts Down Ekiti TV And Radio As Fayose Announces Results

Governor Ayodele Fayose, Ekiti State governor
Governor Ayodele Fayose

The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC has ordered the immediate shut down of Ekiti Broadcast Service for breaching provisions of the Broadcasting Code.

The commission in a statement signed by its south west monitoring chief Proffesor Armstrong Idachaba cited breach of the electoral act and broadcasting code by the media outfit as the governor of the state, Ayodele Fayose went on to announce results in favour of his deputy and PDP’s governorship candidate Olusola Eleka.

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“The Commission has taken the decision to curb the continued breach of the Electoral Act and the Broadcasting Code on Political Broadcast.

The NBC is particularly irked by the unauthorized declaration of results by the state Governor in the state broadcast station.

This is after he went in air to make malicious and unsubstantiated comments against INEC, the Police and the SSS.
The station will remain shut down until further notice.”

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