Gotel Communications Limited owners of Gotel Radio and Gotel TV based in Yola, Adamawa State yesterday denied its top managers were fired but that they were replaced in a restructuring process aimed at positioning the broadcast organization.
A statement by the management of the station issued in Yola said the two General Managers/CEOs were replaced and handsomely paid off. It said a retired Director with Nigerian Television Authority, Mr. Joshua Hassan has been appointed interim Managing Director.
The statement said the vision of the founder of Radio/TV Gotel, Atiku Abubakar is to create a broadcasting standard comparable to CNN and Al-Jazeera.
In line with these goals, it announced that the Radio and Television station, in collaboration with American University of Nigeria (AUN), CNN and A24 based in Kenya, are working to prepare Gotel for satellite communication of global standard.
A24 is a content development company that provides training capability for broadcasters in its area of speciality, including documentary productions and providing correspondents for television networking.