Liberia: Under Pressure From Government, Lonestar Cell MTN Evicts Costa’s Roots FM From Transmitter Site - News Summed Up

Liberia: Under Pressure From Government, Lonestar Cell MTN Evicts Costa’s Roots FM From Transmitter Site


According to Mr. Costa, Lonestar Cell MTN was given an ultimatum by Justice Minister Frank Musah Dean. Let it be made categorically clear that no LNP officer has visited nor been deployed at the premises of Roots FM 102.7 as alleged by its Management.”The action led to Roots FM going off the air. But the LNP, defending its action, clarified that it had not shut down Roots FM 102.7 FM as insinuated by its management. The Liberian National Police has cordoned off the site during its ongoing investigation with which Lonestar Cell MTN is fully cooperating. The government has pressured Lonestar Cell MTN to remove our transmitter and antenna from their site, it was the condition upon which they allowed Lonestar Cell MTN access back to their own facilities.


Source: Front Page Africa February 18, 2019 14:46 UTC



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