NTA gives update on fire incident in Sokoto Network station [VIDEO]

Written by on December 4, 2023

The management of the Nigerian Television Authority, NTA, says the fire incident that erupted on Sunday at its Sokoto Network centre has been contained

This was disclosed in a statement by NTA through its official X handle on Sunday night.

According to NTA, the fire was put out by the joint efforts of staff and firefighters.

The update comes hours after the television station announced that a fire gutted parts of its operational building at the Sokoto Network Centre.

It stated that the fire may have been caused by high electricity voltage.

Meanwhile, the statement revealed that the inferno did not affect the station’s studio, equipment, or other sensitive operational areas.

“The fire that gutted parts of the operational building of NTA Sokoto network centre has been put out by the combined efforts of staff and intervention of firefighters.

“The inferno, which lasted for more than three hours, is now under control and has not affected the studio, equipment and other sensitive operational areas.

“Engineers suspect the fire may have been caused by high electricity voltage.

“The OB Van, equipment and office furniture have also been saved from the inferno,” it said.

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