Waste management company, Zoomlion Limited, has debunked rumours making rounds on social media, particularly in the wake of the resignation of KOD and Jon Germain from Starr FM, that Live FM, a sister-station under the EIB Group has been acquired by them.
In a statement dated May 4, Zoomlion emphasized that it”has not contemplated the acquisition of the FM station,” adding that the rumours, which ended up as publications on a number of online portals constituted to “a wicked and calculated attempt to pitch [sic] Zoomlion Ghana Limited against the EIB Network.”
The matter, per Zoomlion, has been referred to their Legal team for the “right course of action.”
Read the full statement below:
ZOOMLION DENIES ACQUISITION OF RADIO STATION
4th May, 2020, Accra: The attention of Management of Zoomlion Ghana Limited has been drawn to a publication by some online media platforms that Live 91.9 FM, one of the FM stations belonging to the EIB Network, has allegedly been bought by the waste management giant, Zoomlion Ghana Limited.
We wish to state, very strongly, that the allegations contained in the said publications are false. Zoomlion Ghana Limited has not contemplated the acquisition of the FM station. Clearly, the publication is a wicked and calculated attempt to pitch Zoomlion Ghana Limited against the EIB Network.
As a leading waste management company, Zoomlion Ghana Limited recognises and appreciates the important role of the media in its quest to ensure a clean and healthy Ghana. Zoomlion Ghana Limited, therefore, wishes to assure Ghanaians that its focus will continue to be on working assiduously to help the country address its sanitation problems.
Meanwhile, we have referred the matter to our Legal team for the right cause of action!
Issued: 4th May, 2020