The management of the African Independent Television, AIT, has disengaged at least 300 of its staff.
According to reports, the sack took place today and its believed that the order have been directed by its owner Chief Raymond Dokpesi who allegedly signed the letters for the disengaged staff.
The exercise was revealed to have been done to allow a repositioning of the media organisation. AIT, which is part of the DAARS Communications Limited, owes backlog of staff salaries which some put at between five to 13 months.
This comes barely 24-hours after The Sun newspapers purged several of its staff, including senior editorial members.