The Managing Director and founder, Core TV news, Mr. Abdul-Azeez Olajide Adediran has announced the temporary shutdown of the station owing to the high level of flood recently experienced at its international headquarters.
Adediran said the unfortunate decision is one designed to safeguard the lives of its members of staff and the station’s multi million naira equipment from further damage, as the release of water from the Oyan dam which has flooded continues.
He urged the Ogun state government and other stakeholders to find a lasting solution to the frequent issue of release of water from the Oyan dam.
The founder of one of the nation’s top news stations assured the general public that the station will 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 the management to lending its platform for advocacy in finding a lasting solution to the challenges posed by the issue, he added that 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 it’s teeming viewers that the station will continue to uphold the highest level of responsibility and professional ethics in its day to day operations.
The operations of the 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.