Core TV shuts down as flood ravages hqtrs


The management of Core TV Station has announced the temporary shutdown
of the station owing to the flood triggered by the release of water
from the Oyan dam which ravaged its headquarters.
The Managing Director and founder of the station, Olajide Adediran,
said the decision, though a painful one is designed to safeguard the
lives of its members of staff and the station’s multi million naira
equipment from further damage.
He urged the Ogun State Government and other stakeholders to find a
lasting solution to the issue of release of water from the Oyan dam.
He assured the general public that the station would bounce back
better in the next few days once the situation improves with the flood
water expected to recede in the coming days.
While pledging the commitment of Core TV lending its platform for
advocacy in finding a lasting solution to the challenges posed by the
issue, he added the issue of flooding in the Isheri estates where the
headquarters of the station is located is one that requires the
cooperation of all stakeholders.
He also assured members of staff and its teeming viewers that Core TV
would continue to uphold the highest level of responsibility and
professional ethics in its day-to-day operations.
The operations of the TV station has become near impossible over the
last 48 hours following the rise in water levels in its discovery
gardens estate headquarters within the Isheri/Opic estates just off
the Lagos/Ibadan expressway.

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