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Buhari approves new NBC Board

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the Governing Board of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC).

This is sequel to the expiration of the tenure of the former board.

In a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, announced Hon. Bashir Bolarinwa as the new Chairman of Board.

According to the minister, members of the board represent various interests, and are to serve for a three-year tenure, as stipulated by the NBC Act.

Accordingly, the members of board include 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.

Other board members listed by the minister included 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.


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