The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has extended the payment of outstanding N2.6 billion debts by AIT/Ray Power FM, Silverbird TV Network, and 50 other stations till August 23, 2022.
The Director-General of NBC, Malam Balarabe Ilelah, Saturday, said the extension of the enforcement date was due to an appeal by the affected broadcast stations, relevant stakeholders, public-spirited individuals, and organizations.
”This is to inform all the affected broadcast stations whose licenses were revoked and given 24 hours to pay all outstanding license fees that NBC has extended the period which all outstanding debts are to be paid from 24 hours to Wednesday, Aug. 23.
” All affected broadcast stations who fail to defray their debts on or before Aug. 23, 2022, are directed to shut down by 12a.m. on Aug. 24, 2022,” he said.