The Rivers State Government has shut down the Africa Independent Television (AIT) and RaypPower FM operations in Port Harcourt, the state capital.
The media organisation, on its official X platform, on Sunday, announced that the state government shut down its operations through contracted telecommunications engineers accompanied by armed security operatives.
“The contractors disconnected the wave guard from the antenna on the mast while riggers were seen dismantling the mast.
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“Also, bulldozers were deployed to demolish the Transmitter Complex at DAAR Communications PLC Broadcast Centre,” it said.
The telecommunications’ contractor’s official told the organization that they were working on a directive from above to commence demolition on Sunday.
Recall that the state government had, in March, given a 48-hour quit notice to DAAR Communication Plc, stating that the area had been mapped out for GRA Phase 5 Ozuoba.