Mr Issaka Abubakar populararly know as Abu
Bipoli has been named as the new General Manager for Radio Waa, a Wa based radio station. Prior to his new appointment, Mr
Abubakar was the host of the late afternoon Socio-Political show on the same channel named ‘Yelkaa Baahe.’
In an exclusive interview with, Mr Abubakar said
although the appointment came as a surprise, he is well suited and poised to take over and transform the station into a well branded and
competitive entity. He explained that he will be actively involved in the day to day running of the station and production of his show; rather than sit in his office all day.
The new General Manager who assumed his post on November 24, 2017 explained that he has already begun putting measures in place to snatch back their lost listeners over the past few months the station has been down. Radio Waa has been off air for quite a while
now to to a technical hitch.
Before moving to Radio Waa, Mr Abubakar played a pioneering role in the establishment of campus based radio station Wap Fm. He then moved to Radio Sungmaale to host a health programme program and also played a functionary role in producing the morning show.
Mr Abubakar expressed gratitude to the board of the radio station for the faith imposed in him and said he is confident that
under his management, Radio Waa will make
great impact in empowering, educating and entertaining residents while also making profits.


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