TVC Says Destruction Of Station Rendered 250 Staff Jobless

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TVC on fireplace


After fashionable station, Tv Continental at Ikosi, Ketu, Lagos State was set ablaze by hoodlums after the #EndSARS protest turned violent, not lower than 250 workers have been rendered jobless.

The Chief Government Officer of the station, Mr Andrew Hanlon, added that over 500 direct workers of the station had been struggling to work in short-term lodging put up by the corporate.

Halon acknowledged these on Thursday when the state Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, visited the administration and workers of the station.

Some hoodlums attacked the station after the #EndSARS protest turned violent.

Transmission devices, state-of-the-art studios, manufacturing rooms and operational autos of TVC, together with vehicles of workers, had been set ablaze.

Hanlon took the governor spherical the primary auditorium, which was the hub of the TV station’s operation. It was razed.

The auditorium housed three important studios, three management rooms, three grasp management rooms and a central transmission laboratory mentioned to have been outfitted with trendy communication devices price hundreds of thousands of {dollars}.

All left within the constructing had been charred supplies.

He mentioned, “After the rioters invaded our premises and set the place on fireplace, some buildings within the premises survived. However the primary transmission constructing was utterly destroyed and it was the hub of our operations. The rioters solid concern and terror within the hearts of our workers once they broke in final week’s Wednesday morning.

“Individuals’s arduous work and large funding that went down into the TV station had been destroyed in a interval of about an hour. The incident was actually traumatising for all of us. The rioters left immense devastation. Your complete inside of the constructing was destroyed. That is all that’s left of our effervescent constructing, which was a centrepiece. Fortunately, no member of workers died within the incident.”

Hanlon mentioned the fast precedence of the administration of the TV station was to make sure that all direct workers had been taken care of, stressing that the technique of livelihood of 1000’s of oblique staff hooked up to the model had been threatened.



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