Ibe in the driving seat

He may have stumbled into radio just eight years ago, but now Premier Christian Radio’s Ibe Otah is the station’s first-ever black drive-time show presenter

TOP PRESENTER: Ibe Otah will host the drive-time show

ONE OF the most popular religious radio stations has a black man presenting its flagship show for the first time.

Ibe Otah has landed one of the top presenting roles in Christian broadcasting, as the new presenter of the 3pm to 6pm drive-time slot on Premier Christian Radio, and he is the first black man to do so.

For someone who started out in radio eight years ago, with just a two-hour show on Premier’s sister station Premier Gospel, Otah hasn’t done too badly.


He’ll now be presenting one of Premier’s most listened to shows, which features a mix of music, current affairs, a chart countdown and interviews with Christian movers and shakers.

“The show is about connecting with people on their way home, or even if they are at home making tea for their children,” he said.

When informed he had got the job, Otah was elated.

He recalled: “I was really happy and excited as this was something really big for me. Radio is something that I fell into accidentally years ago, and the fact that I’m doing this now is like God saying, ‘You fell into this but it was purposed for you’.”

Like many people these days, Otah has…

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