Thursday, March 4, 2021

Information Minister Orders Implementation Of Broadcasting Code

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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has directed the National Broadcasting Commission to implement the Broadcasting Code provision.

This will mandate television stations to deploy sign language interpreters on their major news bulletins, for the benefit of persons living with a disability.

Mohammed gave the directive when he received executives of the Centre for Citizens with Disabilities at his office in Abuja.

The Minister also promised to provide support in creating awareness on the rights, respect and dignity of persons with disabilities.