The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), has donated seventeen gasoline generators to seventeen radio stations across the Country.
Presenting the generators Tuesday, on behalf of the President of ECOWAS, the Charge d” Affairs, of ECOWAS office in Liberia, Nathaniel Walker said the donation of the seventeen generators is to keep electricity power at various communities radio stations across the country.
According to him, the maintenance of community radio stations remains a concern to ECOWAS, as they are partnering with various communities in the country to restore solar energy at community radios.
Walker said the media remains the greatest contributing partner to the peace and development of every nation especially Africa, adding that ECOWAS is impressed with the sacrificial role journalists in Liberia play to inform citizens in the region.
The ECOWAS Charge d”Affairs disclosed that the media is currently playing a major in drafting the ECOWAS vision 20250.
For his part, Press Union of Liberia President Charles Coffey lauded ECOWAS for the donation, noting that media institution’s sustainability remains a major concern for the media in the country.
Also speaking, the President of community radio stations in Liberia Hector Mulbah thanked ECOWAS for the gesture, adding that community radio partnership is making an impact.