Tuesday, December 1, 2020

CEO of TVC describes attack on the media conglomerate as traumatic

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It was a tale of woes on Thursday when Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu visited the management and workers of the Television Continental (TVC).

The Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Andrew Hanlon narrated his ordeal in the hands of arsonists during the attack on the station last week.

Hanlon who took the governor and others round the destroyed building, said transmission gadgets, state-of-the-art studios, production rooms and operational vehicles went up in flames after the hoodlums set the premises ablaze.

A broad hole left on the double-layer wall of the central studio of the station and the completely razed main auditorium, which was the main hub of the station’s operation, showed the extent of the damage at the station.

The auditorium housed three main studios, three control rooms, three master control rooms and a central transmission laboratory said to have been equipped with modern communication gadgets worth millions of Dollars which were completely destroyed

The governor was also shown burnt vehicles belonging to the station and the employees.

Narrating his experience, the CEO said after the rioters invaded the premises and set the place on fire, some buildings on the premises survived but the main transmission building was completely destroyed.

It was the hub of the station’s operations.