Apo, FCT— Back by popular demand, the “Get It Together” Radio programs Se’rigbo in Lagos, Ireti Eda in Oyo, and Komai Nisan Jifa in Kaduna arere-airing26 episodes of its weekly radio programstartingthe week of July 15, 2017.
“I like the radio program Se’rigboand think it should be continued. I do not miss any episode as I have learnt a lot from the family planning expert that answers questions also, as some of the things she said are things I have experienced as a woman.” Mrs. BunmiOlookoba, Ajeromi community in Lagos State.
The episodes of NURHI 2’s popular programs —Se’rigbo in Lagos, Ireti Eda in Oyo, and Komai Nisan Jifa in Kaduna — continues the captivating dramas they are known for, intermixed with real-life testimonials from community leaders, health service providers, and program listeners. The shows also give listeners the opportunityto call-in and speak directly with family planning experts, who will answer their questions live on-air. Listeners can have a chance to win a weekly prize of a N1,000 recharge card.
The radio programs are part of the Get it Together Campaign of Nigeria Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI 2) which encourages all Nigerians to KNOW the facts about family planning, TALK to their partner, and GO for family planning services.
Dr. Mojisola Odeku, NURHI 2 Director said “Listeners are hooked on the programs’ serial dramas and real stories. Fans calling -in to the program to have their questions answered by family planning experts is one of the more popular features.”
Radio Show premiere dates, radio stations, and broadcast times are as follows:
-Bond 92.9 FM: Mondays 4-5pm
-Radio Lagos 107.5FM: Mondays 4-5pm
Both start on July 17
-Splash 105.5FM: Fridays 3-4pm (Start date: July 14)
-Amuludun 99.1FM: Mondays 3-4pm (Start Date: July 17)
KadunaKomai Nisan Jifa:
-Liberty 91.7Fm: Saturdays 10-11am (Start Date: July 15)
-KSMC AM 639kHz: Mondays 4-5pm (Start Date: July 17)
Radio listeners can join in the conversation and see what other fans are saying on Get It Together’s official Facebook page: @getittogetherng
About the Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative 2 (NURHI2)
The Get It Together radio programs build on the success of the previous seasons and the campaign’s 2016 hit song “Get It Together,” featuring Paul ‘P Square’ Okoye and Tiwa Savage. NURHI 2 has also helped establish a network of trained health providers offering friendly and confidential family planning services. NURHI 2 locations can be recognized by the blue, yellow and orange puzzle piece logo with signs that say ‘FP services available here.’
The NURHI 2 is using communication to increase demand for family planning among men and women. It is led by the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) in partnership with the Center for Communication Programs Nigeria (CCPN).