Zamfara State Radio Station has gone off the air following a lightning that destroyed the transmitter of the state.
The Managing Director of the station, Malam Nuhu Anka,told the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday that incident occurred on Monday, adding that the station’s power generation plant, was also affected.

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The managing director however gave assurance that the station would soon resume full transmission of its programmes.

He said the state government had already supplied a new power generation plant and the destroyed spare parts of the transmitter, saying they were now being installed.

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He said that the state government had also invited experts from abroad, to reactivate the equipment of the station in order to improve transmission.

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NAN recalled that in May this year, tragedy had also befallen the station, following fire outbreak that destroyed digital equipment worth over N200 million.