Nigeria: TVC News Bounces Back On-Air After A Tumultuous Period!
TVC News, the Nigerian-based news, current affairs and entertainment television station is back on the air, broadcasting to audiences in Nigeria and internationally. The news organisation was targeted in a 'horrible' arson attack on 21st October that was to #EndSarsNow demonstrations.
A media statement issued by the company revealed that several of TVC's staff suffered injuries in the attack which also damaged the main broadcast building that housed its studios and production offices.
TVC Communications - the owners of TVC News - says it "condemns the senseless attack on a company which supports the livelihoods of 550 full-time employees and thousands more indirectly."
Andrew Hanlon, the CEO of TVC Communications, expressed thanks to its "advertisers and sponsors who have stood by us in our greatest hour of crisis and need." The company also sent its appreciation to its "11 million viewers and listeners" saying that "without you, we have nothing."
Hanlon also said that "TVC Communications and our broadcasting stations fully support the peaceful and democratic aims and objectives of the #EndSars movement, and we will continue to provide balanced news coverage going forward."
The TVC chief also paid tribute to the staff "who have suffered physically and emotionally from the terrifying events of the past days". "You are strong, resilient, caring and loyal and we shall never forget your support and dedication to our great company." the company said.