Wazobia FM had an unforgettable grand ceremony to mark its 10th anniversary penultimate Sunday at Terra Kulture, Victoria Island Lagos. The event pooled celebrities from the media, corporate organisations and entertainment industry. The camaraderie was felt at each stage of the occasion which started with a cocktail meet-and-greet, where fans and friends mingled with their favourite OAPs.
Hosted by Omotunde Adebowale fondly known as Lolo 1 of Wazobia FM, OAPs of the station shared their working experience with the station and also showcased their other talents. Each of the employees rolled out testimonies of how they help each other. Most of the OAPs attributed their success to YAW, the Head of Presentation.They lauded him for his unflinching belief in their potentials, as well as the management who gave them room to discover and showcase their talents.
As the pioneer of a unique style of radio presentation that appeals to grass-roots through its pidgin-English language format, Wazobia has grown to become a staple in most homes. It started operation in 2007 and is a sister-station to Cool FM. The station is renowned for its humorous approach to news and topical issues. “Our main aim at inception was to convey news to the layman in a language that they can easily understand,” said Tatiana Moussalli Nouri, Deputy Group MD of Wazobia FM.
In attendance was Amin Mousalli – owner of the radio station, as well as Serge Noujaim, the new Chief Executive officer. Comic relief was supplied by Funny Bone, Acapella and MC Abbey. In its usual tradition, the radio station awarded their Ogbonge awards to media agencies. Satguru Travels, a travel agency rewarded a couple with a trip to Dubai through a raffle draw. There were also other consolation prizes.
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