RADIO MBAISE; Meet Damian Anyanwu, The Inventor Of Nigeria’s First Private Radio Station
Credits: He is best known for building Nigeria’s first private radio station – Radio Mbaise Fame in 1979.
Bio: Damian was born in January 1957 in Nguru, Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria. He is the founder of Damian Anyanwu Research Center inc (DARCI) in the United States. In 1979, he built the first private operated Radio station in Nigeria, know as Radio Mbaise Fame. His Radio transmitters were made from herbal granules stuffed in empty tins, wires and improvised local material.
In 1983, he was invited by former Nigerian President, Alhaji Shehu Shergari who decorated Damien with a National award, for his outstanding contributions to Mankind. He has also been honored internationally – U.S. president, George W. Bush invited Damien to Washington D.C for a presidential dinner where he was honored by the President and his cabinet.