Primeworks Studios apologises to Watson Nyambek over degrading remarks

Goh Pei Pei


KUCHING: Primeworks Studios Sdn Bhd has issued an apology to former national sprinter, Watson Nyambek, over its 'Sukan Tak Sentral' television programme, which had belittled his father.


The apology was issued by Primeworks Studios chief executive officer, Datuk Ahmad Izham Omar, on behalf of TV3 and TV9, today.


“We would like to humbly offer our sincerest apology to Watson Nyambek for the degrading remarks made over his father’s good name.


“Primeworks Studio has issued a reminder to all employees to be observant and sensitive when producing all our programmes.


“We have also conducted a review of our work method and operations to avoid a recurrence of such matters.


“The event has served as a lesson for us to be more aware of our surroundings,” Izham said in a statement.


Primeworks Studios, said Izham, holds Watson in the highest regards for his outstanding contributions to the nation.


“We have the highest respect for Watson, his father and family.


“We would like again to convey our apology for the mistake and we will ensure that such incidents will never happen again,” he said.