A new radio station, Glow 99.1 FM has commenced operation in Akure, the Ondo State capital.

The station which commenced test transmission last week on World Radio Day, was formally unveiled to the public by its Chairman, Dr Ezekiel Kayode Akande on Wednesday, February 21, 2024.

The station is located at Glow FM station house, No. 1, Effon Alaye Street (Former Gani Fawehinmi building), Ijapo Estate, Akure.

Dr Akande, an Anesthesiologist during the unveiling, said the station will provide excellent broadcasting in terms of information, education and entertainment.

According to him, the station is poised to hit the airwaves with interesting programming, as experienced broadcasters are going to be engaged to man the station.

The station is currently headed by Ace Broadcaster and former Director of Programmes, Ondo State Radiovision Corporation (OSRC), Alhaji Ismail Akinkunmi Ishaq.

Notable personalities at the unveiling on Wednesday were the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II represented by Oba Adekunle Adebowale, Agbolu of Agbaje Ife; Deji of Akure, Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade, Odundun II; Osemawe of Ondo, Oba Victor Kiladejo, Jilo III; Founder of Prayer Center Church of God, Pastor Samson Oluwabodede; Chief Imam of Akure, Sheikh AbdulHakeem Akorede; Head, Department of Mass Communication, AAUA, Dr Gbenga Abimbola, among other personalities.