Governors Perino, McCue, and Meehan Focus on Africa

Governors Dana Perino, Susan McCue, and Michael Meehan will visit Ethiopia, South Sudan and Nigeria as part of the Broadcasting Board of Governors’ strategic review of broadcast operations in Africa. The BBG Governors will work on opportunities to broaden the Voice of America’s reach and impact in Africa. 

In the course of their week-long, three-country trip, the Governors will meet with high-ranking government officials and regional broadcasting affiliates to address challenges VOA reporters and partners face in the region, and will stress the importance of a free and unfettered press.

In addition, as advocates for the improvement of public health across the continent, Governors Perino, McCue, and Meehan will join First Lady Patience Jonathan of Nigeria at a town hall meeting in Abuja on issues related to women’s health.