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Taraba Television (TTV)

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This page contains information about TTV, functions/achievements of TTV, Profile of the General Manager and table showing the list of previous General Managers.

About TTV

Taraba Television Corporation, Jalingo was established on the 2nd April, 1993 and is presently under the of a General Manager

  • Departments in the Corporation include;
  • Engineering.
  • News/Current Affairs.
  • Programmes.
  • Planning, Research and Documentation.
  • Commercials.
  • Finance.

Functions of the Corporation

  1. Information dissemination.
  2. Entertainment.
  3. Education.
  4. Propagation of government activities.
  5. Getting feedback from the public on govt. project.
  6. Promotion of peace through programmes,
  7. News and jingles.
  8. Creating awareness.

Achievements of the Corporation

Achievements of the Corporation include;

  1. Information dissemination.
  2. Entertainment.
  3. Educating the public.
  4. Propagating government activities.
  5. Enhancing political awareness during campaigns and rallies.
  6. Enlightening the public on endemic and pandemic diseases.
The General Manager

Engr. Bryson Ahmed Ben, the General Manager TTV was born on the 24th July 1964 and he hails from Karim Lamido LGA, he is married with two children.

Engr. Bryson began his educational pursuit at Hassan Primary School Jalingo form 1971-1977, where he enrolled into Comprehensive Secondary School Mubi from 1977-1978 and Government Technical College Mubi from 1978-1982, he proceeded to Kaduna Polytechnic from 1986-1988, also from 1997-1999. He studied in the Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi ATBU from 2007-2012.


His Achievements includes;

  1. National Diploma and Comm. Engineering 1985.
  2. Higher National Diploma HND Electronics and Telecom Engineering 1988.
  3. Post Higher National diploma Electronics and Telecom Engineering 1999.
  4. Master of Engineering (M.ENG) Electrical/Electronic Engineering 2012.
  5. Registered Engineer COREN, Member Nigerian Association of Engineers.

Workshops Attended

Engr. Bryson Ahmed Ben has attended the following Workshops;

  1. Factory Training on Transmitter and Studio Equipment Techno System Rome Italy 1993.
  2. Techno System Rome Italy Training and Solid State Transmitter 2000.
  3. Harris Transmitter Training at Quincy Illinois, USA – 2005.
  4. Project Management Course ASCON. Badagry, Lagos Nigeria – 1993.
  5. NTA TV College Engineering Equipment Maintenance 1991.

His Publications includes;

  • Design and Construction of a Light Chaser HND Project Kaduna Poly 1988.
  • Design and Construction of digital fuel Gauge Post Project Kaduna Poly 1999.
  • Choice of Parameter for DVBT. M.ENG. Thesis ATBU Bauchi 2012.
List of Previous General Managers
Past General Managers that served in TTV are represented in the table below;
1.Hon. Zakari Yurma
2012 – 2016
2.Mr. Ateh Sale Kundu
2006 – 2012
3.Mr. Sylvanus Giwa
1999 – 2006
4.Mr. Timothy Nyapuri
1998 – 1999
5.Mallam Inuwa Bakari
1995 – 1998
6.Engr. Benjamin Garba
1994 – Dec. 1994
7.Engr. Joshua Hassan 1992 – 1994