Organisers of The Nigeria Broadcasting Awards (TNBA) have expressed optimism that the event will make the country’s broadcasting industry a formidable force in the world.
Guy Murray-Bruce, chairman of the awards steering committee, spoke on the maiden edition of the event scheduled to hold in November during an interview with Wazobia FM on Monday.
Murray-Bruce, who is president of the Silverbird Group, said the award ceremony is a “first-of-its-kind professional excellence recognition and reward platform”.
“If people are recognised and rewarded, they will be motivated to do more and if they do more, they will make the Nigerian broadcasting industry a formidable force in the black world,” he said.
He enjoined broadcast professionals to put in their works when applications for the 13 categories of the awards begin.
Also speaking on the programme, Jenkins Alumona, managing director/CEO of Strategic Outcomes Limited, consultants to TNBA, described the awards as an independent initiative