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Citizens Engagement: Segun Showunmi Organizes Political Enlightenment Drama On Radio

ABEOKUTA – A PDP stalwart in Ogun state, Otunba Segun Showunmi through his political movement, has embarked on political and Democratic engagement with members of the public on electoral ethos.

The 15 minute thought-provoking re-orientation radio drama packaged by Segun Showunmi Political Movement will educate the people on the need to change their perceptions on procurement of votes, political apathy and other social vices in the society.

The creative content, according to a release by his media office, is born out of a great desire for the electorates to have deepen participatory democracy and sincere service delivery.

The Docudrama which x-rayed a town called Jangbalajugbu indirectly pictured the abnormalities in Nigeria emphasizing the need to cultivate the right attitude towards the development of the country.

According to the statement by his media office, “This is not the first time Otunba Segun Showunmi will be sponsoring a multi-million naira project which is hinged on consciously improving the behavioural patterns in our society. The first was a- 5 minute talk packaged towards 2023 elections with the sole aim of restoring lost virtues in Nigerians, especially the youths.”

The piece ‘Kulumbuyeye’ was packaged as a Radio Drama classified under Popular theatre which according to the late Professor of Communications, Dr. Lai Oso is a potential and viable tool of change.

“It is an axiomatic fact of life that this subliminal narrative management content will in no little measure prepare the citizens to take responsibility for their voting decisions.

“The drama has been scheduled for airing on Fresh Fm Abeokuta this quarter, three times a week (between (July–September, 2024),

“The pilot episode slated to kick-start this July is packaged in three different languages, English, Pidgin and Yoruba, further productions will be done in other languages like Igbo, Hausa Fulfude.

“Please note that the content will be aired on one Radio station per state as time goes on.

“We implore the public to tune in every Thursday for the YORUBA version by 7:45pm, the English version will come up on Friday at the same time, while the pidgin version will be aired on Saturday.

“We assure Nigerians that, our Chief Promoter, Otunba Segun Showunmi will continually throw his weight behind any meaningful creative contents to place our beloved Nigeria at the front burner of the World Map.”

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