The Federal Government has appointed the Chief Executives of six information-related parastatals under the Ministry of Information and Culture.
The appointments were announced in Abuja on Wednesday by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed in a statement by Segun Adeyemi, Special Adviser to the Minister
The new Chief Executives are: Mr. Ishaq Modibo Kawu – Director-General, Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC), and Mr. Mansur Liman – Director-General, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Mr. Yakubu Mohammed – Director-General, Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Dr. Garba Abari, Director-General, National Orientation Agency (NOA) Mr. Bayo Onanuga – Managing Director, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) and Mr. Osita Okechukwu – Director-General, Voice of Nigeria (VON)
The new appointees replace the Chief Executives of the parastatals who were disengaged on Feb. 15th 2016. The appointments take immediate effect.