“One of the main reasons for introduction the Relay Service is to bring News, Entertainment and Music into the homes of all and sundry. This will bring to an end the barriers of isolation and ignorance in the path of progress and also to enable the people of Gold Coast to improve on their very rich cultural music".
The new broadcasting Service was code-named Radio "ZOY". It was manned by eight technicians and housed in a small Bungalow on 9th Road near the Ridge Police Station in Accra.
Broadcasting first begun in four Ghanaian languages namely Fanti, Twi, Ga, Ewe and later Hausa. Part-time staff was engaged to translate and announce the news in these languages until 1943 when full-time staffs were appointed. Between 1946 and 1953, the Organization was administered by the Public Relation Department, now the Information Services Department.