Balarabe Shehu Ilelah has been appointed as NBC DG.
Glamtush reports that 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, announced the appointment in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday.
He said Ilelah’s appointment “is for a tenure of five years in the first instance.”
Ilelah replaces erstwhile DG, Prof. Armstrong Idachaba, amid the Twitter ban by the Federal Government.