Former Governor of Kano state, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has launced a new radio station, Nasara 98.5 FM, in Kano. The radio station has commenced test transmission. This will last for the next six weeks before it’s full programme hit the air waves. Kwankwaso declared that Nasara FM was conceptualized to give healthy competition and promote human development through intellectual programming. He also assured that the new station would be accorded independence to operate strictly on professionalism and ethics of journalism. In addition, he said that no amount of pressure will derail the management from executing its vision and mission. “After over two decades of proliferation of media outfits in country, the media is yet to fulfil it role in promoting healthy competition among oppositions. Nasara Radio is here to give people right to voice and exchange ideals,” he added.