resident Muhammadu Buhari has fired Armstrong Aduku Idachaba as the Director General (DG) of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) of Nigeria and replaced him with Balarabe Ilelah.
NaijaOnPoint.com (TNG) reports Idachaba was the DG of NBC in acting capacity until he was replaced with Ilelah, a veteran broadcaster.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed announced the appointment of Ilelah in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday.
He said Mr Ilelah’s appointment was for five years tenure in the first instance.
The statement was signed and made available to newsmen by Mr Segun Adeyemi, the Special Assistant to the President (Media), Office of the Minister of Information and Culture.