Fire Outbreak: Kwara Speaker sympathizes with NTA,
July 22nd, 2020
The Speaker, Kwara state House of Assembly, Rt. Hon.
Engr. Yakubu Danladi-Salihu has sympathized with the management and staff of
the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), Channel 9, Ilorin over a fire outbreak
that razed a section of the TV station, Tuesday night.
"It is with great displeasure that we receive
the sad news of a fire outbreak at NTA Ilorin late Tuesday night, razing
multimillion naira equipments, gadgets and documents critical to the discharge
of the station's core mandate", Danladi-Salihu said in a statement by his
Special Assistant, Media, Ibrahim Sheriff.
"On behalf of the 9th Kwara legislature, I
sympathize with the management and staff of the TV station over the incident,
which is a major drawback for the repositioning efforts of the station.
"NTA Ilorin has been a partner in progress of
the Kwara State House of Assembly, we are in solidarity with them in this
"We however want to encourage the station to
not waiver in its strides to deliver quality broadcasting to Kwarans and
generality of Nigerians, on account of the inferno", he added.
He also seized the opportunity to charge the TV
station, business concerns and private individuals to be safety conscious to
avert the prevalence of fire outbreaks and consequent loss of lives and