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President Buhari Sacks Acting NBC DG, Appoints New NBC Director-General

President Buhari has appointed a new Director General of the NBC (National Broadcasting Commission), Mr Balarabe Shehu Ilelah, a veteran broadcaster.

The development was disclosed by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, during a statement today, in Abuja.

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After the suspension of Moddibo Kawu as the DG of NBC, Professor Armstrong Idachaba was appointed the Acting DG of the Commission in February 2020, The then acting DG, Idachaba, was priro to his appointment, the Director Broadcast Policy and Research at the NBC.

According to a statement by the Special Assistant To The President (Media), Office of the Minister of Information and Culture, Segun Adeyemi, stated that the New DG of NBC is to serve a tenure of five years.

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