President Buhari approves new NBC board

President Muhammadu Buhari

By DAVID IORJA, Abuja –

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the Governing Board of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), following the expiration of the tenure of the former board.

This is according to a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday by The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

The minister said the board has Hon. Bashir Bolarinwa as Chairman.

According to him, members of the board represent various interests as stipulated by the NBC Act.

They are Mr Wada Ibrahim, Mr Iheanyichukwu Dike, Mrs Adesola Ndu, Mr Olaniyan Badmus, Mr Bashir Ibrahim, Mr Obiora Ilo, Mr Ahmad Sajo and Mr Bayo Erikitola.

He said a representative of the State Security Service, a representative of the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture as well as the director-general of the Commission are also members.

The board has a three-year tenure, the minister stated.

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