Buhari replaces NBC DG amid Twitter ban

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

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, announced the appointment in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday by the Special Assistant to the President (Media), Office of the Minister of Information and Culture, Segun Adeyemi.

He said Ilelah’s appointment was for a five-year tenure in the first instance.

Ilelah will replace Armstrong Idachaba, who was appointed in February 2020.


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