Ten want to run community-based radio stations. According to the notice by CA Director General Francis Wangusi, any member of public with objection to any of the 28 being been given licences has 30 days to write to the authority.
The applicants have applied for the aforementioned licences to enable them to operate and offer the services as specified. The grant of the licences may affect the public and county authorities, companies, persons or bodies of persons within the country,” said Wangusi.(Source: Standard Media )
Among the applicants is Kitui County Govt. Among the applications one is from Kitui County gvt.
This might have been triggered by the fact that most of influential Kambaland leaders own at least one radio station. Example Former vice president is rumored to own AthianiFm, Ngilu owns Syokimau, Musila owns County Fm among others.