Kenya, Nigeria radio announce collaboration together
Icon Radio Kenya and Spirit Of Nigeria Radio have announced their collaboration in a historic partnership which will see both online radio stations broadcast content in a promotional exchange of music and culture.`
In a statement jointly signed by Myra Maloba Maina, Managing Director of the Nairobi based Icon Radio, and Toye Arulogun, President, Spirit of Nigeria Radio, the programme titled ‘9JA -KENYA KONNEKT” the first of its kind partnership is a concept aimed at bridging the socio-cultural divide between Nigeria and Kenya through the exposition of the languages, culture, street lingo, food, fashion, music, sports, tourism, and other key lifestyle and daily living trends of both countries.
According to the statement: “9JA – KENYA KONNEKT is conceptualised to give the people of Kenya and Nigeria a feel of both nations in a rich, insightful and easy to listen to a format that enlightens the audience on key socio-cultural aspects of the East and West African Icons in the true African Spirit”
The statement further stated that given the shared history, similarities, and healthy competition between both nations, “9JA – KENYA KONNEKT” will foster a better understanding, appreciation, and relationship between citizens and the governments of Nigeria and Kenya.
9JA – KENYA KONNEKT, the one hour content, will be broadcast on Icon Radio Kenya on Fridays between 7:00pm and 8:00pm East Africa Time with Nigerian content, while Spirit Of Nigeria will broadcast the Kenyan Content on Saturdays from 2:00pm to 3:00pm.