WFM 91.7 MHz is a Nigerian gender sensitive and specialized radio station licensed by Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to broadcast programs for women and their family. It is the first female-oriented radio station in Sub-Saharan Africa. The station is owned by the duo of Dr. Babatunde Okewale and Toun Okewale Sonaiya and operated by Ive's communication. It is headquartered at Arepo community, Ogun State, South West, Nigeria. The broadcasting equipments were supplied by Clyde Broadcast, Glasgow, Scotland.

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  • WFM 91.7 MHz is a Nigerian gender sensitive and specialized radio station licensed by Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to broadcast programs for women and their family. It is the first female-oriented radio station in Sub-Saharan Africa. The station is owned by the duo of Dr. Babatunde Okewale and Toun Okewale Sonaiya and operated by Ive's communication. It is headquartered at Arepo community, Ogun State, South West, Nigeria. The broadcasting equipments were supplied by Clyde Broadcast, Glasgow, Scotland. The test transmission of the station started on 29 October 2015. In the same vein, the first program of the station was aired to Nigerians on 16 November 2015. The station showcased Abisola Grace Aiyeola, Funmi Jinadu, and Bolatito Bez Idakula as the pioneer on-air personalities(OAP) for the station. The station was launched on 18 December 2015, in attendance were Aisha Buhari, Folorunsho Alakija, Dele Momodu and many other dignitaries in Nigeria. The "Voice of Women Conference and Award" (VOW) is an annual award conceptualized by WFM 91.7 to celebrate notable Nigerian women. In the year 2016, the second version of this award was hosted at Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos, Nigeria. One of the awardees at the event is Joe Odumakin who won the award of the person for the year. The station is poised to focus on sports, business, politics, governance, economy, health, family, relationship issues, youth with women perspective. According to Toun in The Guardian (Nigeria) "We are very delighted to have the first women radio station in Nigeria and we have mapped our strategies to serve the people fantastic women related programmes. If you are a woman, mother, sister or a girl, WFM is the best station for you to listen to learn a lot and also to share your opinion about women issues." (en)
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