Buhari approves new NBC board

President Muhammadu Buhari


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

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed in a statement issued in Abuja, on Wednesday said the board has Hon. Bashir Bolarinwa as Chairman.

According to the minister, 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 revealed that 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 minister also said that the board has a three-year tenure.

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