On Thursday October 29, 2020, @ 300opm a high powered team of the Cornel Media Consult (CMC) led by the President & Founder of CMC GLADIATORS and cornelENTERTAINMENT, Ambassador Cornell Udofia paid a solidarity & Sympathy visit to the management and staff of TVC communications at the station’s headquarters in Lagos. The visiting contingent consists of Ambassador Cornell Udofia – CMC GLADIATORS OF FOUNDER /PRESIDENT & Cornel ENTERTAINMENT CEO, Adam Iyke – Channels TV, Engr. David Eze – CEO Iconic watch Media, Ambassador Clarion Chukwura- NOLLYWOOD Legend & CMC GLADIATORS of REPUTE Matron, Ademola Chukwura – Video Director, Tony Mike – Publisher The proposal Magazine, Courage Adegboyega – Musical Artist and Producer , Babatunde Odubanwo -Head of Media and Publicity CMC GLADIATORS, Ani Udofia – Chief Correspondent G9ja TV, Honourable Ubong Charles – Real Estate Consultant, Hon. Walter Adiakpan- Politician, Ola Awakan – TVC News, Firstlady Enoima ELIJAH- GEO Roekif CASTLE, Pastor Mrs. Ini-Obong – CEO Desunic company, Ozi Okoli – Senior Correspondent Arise TV , Pastor Fadura Ponmile Ayobami- Eagles wing Chief Gospel Minister, Pastor Umoh Ukoidem- The Apostolic Church, Ojuelegba Assembly, Akinwale Babajide – General Manager Olabisi food, Ikorodu, Funsho Babajide – PRO Olabisi foods Ikorodu, Quadri Akanbi – CEO Godsent online TV, Kokoma Christy – CEO Kokoma online TV, Gbola Adeoye – CMC Chief Paparrazzi ,Alhaji olalekun – Logistics Controller Dangote group, Chiamaka ugo – South Africa Based & Nigeria born Tourism player, Chichi ugochi – Student, Bukky Ogunote – NOLLYWOOD ACTOR, Brand AMBASSADOR CMC GROUP & Presenter African Kitchen on TV, Musa Haruna – OVATION International Magazine, Prince Mac Donald Otoba Award Winning Events Host , BIODUN Kupoluyi- CEO Flip TV, Mazi Godwin Nwachukwu – TVC News chief Cameraman, Vicky Shine – Award winning Beauty Therapist, BOLATITO Sowunmi (Miss pepeye of the Papa Ajasco fame), Kemi Adekomi- NOLLYWOOD ACTOR, producer and Unilag FM correspondent.
On hand to receive the delegation to the award-winning broadcast station was the Group Controller (Public and Current Affairs, TVC News) who also double as CMC’s youngest Patron, Babajide Kolade Otitoju. Addressing the CMC members, Babajide who anchors the much-acclaimed Journalist Hangout narrated how the hoodlums invaded the building and set ablaze the station’s multi-billion-naira studio. He also took the delegation on an on-site inspection in order to show the extent of damages perpetuated by the arsonists.
He further explained that the targeted fire attack on the TVC facility seemed premediated. Although nobody was physically hurt by the arsonists, some of the staff were badly hurt in process of scampering for safety during the attacks. Forty four vehicles belonging to the station and some staff including Outside Broadcast (OB) Vans worth several millions were set ablaze by the attackers.
The renowned actress and now-clergywoman, Ambassador Clarion Chukwura led the prayers for the entire TVC family. After the prayers, Ambassador Cornel Udofia who delivered goodwill message on behalf of the entire CMC Gladiators Group condemned the destruction perpetuated by the hoodlums. He stated that for anyone who aspires progress, it is wrong to destroy the wheel or emblem of progress. He prayed for the repose of the souls lost during the #endSARS protest. The United Nations Peace Ambassador urged the Government to quickly implement the demand of our youths in order to enable the country return to her path of greatness.
Presenting the Letter titled: MISSIVE FOR CONCERN on behalf of CMC was Ambassador Clarion Chukwura, a matron of the group. In an emotional tone, she stated that the purpose of the visit of the CMC: ‘’As partners in progress and great supporter of the TVC brand, we are really saddened by the circumstances surrounding this rather unfortunate incidence. Quite distressing is the fact that world-class equipment belonging to the station running into billions of naira was set ablaze. We pray that you have the grace to bear the fortitude of the irreplaceable losses. Kindly convey this message to the Board of Directors, Management and the entire workteam of the TVC’’.
The Group Controller at TVC News, Babajide Kolade Otitoju expressed his deepest gratitude to the visiting team of the CMC.