Radio show helps ordinary Nigerians take on officials
08 December 2019 | 9:14 am
Ahmad Isah's Brekete Family Show offers an opportunity for Nigerian citizens to settle disputes and hold officials to account. Crowds gather every morning in front the radio show's studio in Abuja hoping to share their problems, in a country where rampant graft and abuses of the justice system often frustrate citizens.
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