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Buhari sacks NBC boss, appoints Ilelah as new DG amid Twitter ban

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Buhari sacks NBC boss, appoints Ilelah as new DG amid Twitter ban

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Balarabe Shehu Ilelah, a veteran broadcaster, as the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC).

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made this known in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday.

 

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He declared that Mr Ilelah’s appointment “is for a tenure of five years in the first instance.”

Ilelah replaces former Director General, Professor Armstrong Idachaba, in the midst of Twitter ban issued by the Federal Government.


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