ULTIMA STUDIO INFERNO:MTN SAYS PROJECT FAME CONTINUES
Aftermath of a mystery fire that engulfed the multi million Naira worth studio and equipments of Ultima studios,MTN the title sponsor of Project Fame music reality show says there is no cause for alarm as neccessary things would be put in place to ensure that the recordings of the show would go on as planned.
Ultima Studios is also used by MTN for the recording of Who Wants to be a millionaire handled by Frank Edohor.
A fire outbreak after the recording of Who wants to be a millionaire last Sunday at Ultima Studio engulfed the whole place but no one was hurt in the process. A statement issued by Sodium Media on behalf of the company states that everything is under control.
Ultima CEO, Femi Ayeni, told reporters on the site, Sunday, “although the incident is catastrophic and the loss shattering, we're grateful to God that no lives were lost. The contestants are safe and we are confident that the show will go on, and in no time at all we will be back on air so keep watching.”
Early visitors to the site included MTN's GM Consumer Marketing, Kola Oyeyemi. MTN, Nigeria's largest telecoms company, is the sole sponsor for WWTBAM and the title sponsors for Project Fame. “This is a monumental disaster. We can't even begin to comprehend the personal, emotional and material loss. But in all we thank God that no lives were lost. MTN is committed to enriching lives through our different services, properties and initiatives and we are already discussing with our partners at Ultima on how to make sure this tragedy does not distract us”.
Ultima is determined to take this incident in its stride and plans are on to return to full and enhanced production of WWTBAM and PFWA