The Director General of the Nigerian Television Authority, Malam Yakubu Mohammed, has approved the naming of the NTA Yola base station in Jimeta, Yola after Chief Timawus Mathias.

Chief Mathias was General Manager NTA Yola from 1983 to 1991 when he retired.

Under his management, NTA Yola won many 1st Prize and earned a reputation as The Station of Excellence.

Chief Tmawus Mathias is regarded highly as a mentor to many professional staff.

NTA Yola is the 2nd Broadcasting complex named after Timawus Mathias. DAAR Communication’s AIT Yola is also named after him.