JUST IN: Buhari appoints Ilelah as new DG of National Broadcasting Commission
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr Balarabe Ilelah, a veteran broadcaster as the new Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC).
Ilelah will take over from Professor Armstrong Aduku Idachaba, who has been in an acting capacity since February 2020, following the sack of the former Director-General of the commission, Modibbo Kawu, who was placed under investigation by the Federal Government.
This disclosure is contained in a statement issued by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Friday, June 11, 2021, in Abuja.
According to the statement which was signed by the Special Assistant to the President (Media), Office of the Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Segun Adeyemi, on behalf of the Minister and made available to the press, the appointment of Ilelah is for a 5-year tenure in the first instance.
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