The Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN)-owned Companion FM katsina has been grounded due to unsettled power bills, non functional power generators and other related problems.
Daily Trust gathered that the station is owing the Kano Electricity Distribution Company about N1.5 million of unsettled debts which led to cutting off of its power supply.
It was observed that , the station which began to operate skeleton services in the last 8 months has been finally shut down because the only generating set it relied upon has broken down.
When our reporter visited the station along Batsari road only few staff and security guards were on ground as many have stopped coming to work.
A staff, who pleaded anonymity, told our reporter that the station could no longer afford diesel for its generator and the station was owing its supplies so much money.
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