The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has ordered the immediate closure of the Ekiti Broadcast Service for allegedly breaching provisions of the Broadcasting Code.
The commission, in a statement signed by its south-west monitoring chief Prof. Armstrong Idachaba, cited breach of the electoral a south-west broadcasting code by the media outfit as the governor of the state, Ayodele Fayose went on to announce results in favour of his deputy and PDP’s governorship candidate Olusola Eleka
The Commission has taken the decision to curb the continued breach of the Electoral Act and the Broadcasting Code on Political Broadcast.
The Commission is particularly irked by the unauthorized declaration of results by the state Governor in the state BRoadcast station.
This is after Fayose allegedly went on air to make malicious and unsubstantiated comments against INEC, the Police and the SSS.
The statement said the station will remain shut down until further notice.