By Mustapha Salisu
President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of eight new Chief Executive Officers for various Parastatals and Agencies under the Federal Ministry of Information and National Orientation.
This was contained in a statement issued to newsmen on Thursday by Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity.
According to the statement, The move aimed to bring fresh leadership and direction to key institutions that play a vital role in shaping Nigeria’s information landscape.
The appointees and their respective positions are as follows:
Mr. Lanre Issa-Onilu as Director-General / CEO, National Orientation Agency (NOA); Mr. Salihu Abdulhamid Dembos as Director-General / CEO Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and Dr. Muhammed Bulama as Director-General / CEO, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN)
Others are: Mr. Charles Ebuebu as Director-General / CEO National Broadcasting Commission (NBC); Mr. Jibrin Baba Ndace as Director-General / CEO, Voice of Nigeria (VON) and Dr. Lekan Fadolapo as Director-General / CEO, Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria (ARCON).
The rest are: Mr. Ali Muhammed Ali as Managing Director / CEO, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) and Mr. Dili Ezughah as Executive Secretary / CEO, Nigerian Press Council (NPC).
The President tasks the newly entrusted leadership in these important sub-sectors to innovate and create new opportunities for Nigerians to leverage upon through the effective reform of these key institutions of government which function to unify our people, reshape mindsets, and showcase this great nation to the rest of the world.
“By these directives of the President, the above listed appointments take immediate effect” the statement disclosed.