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Twitter ban: Buhari appoints new NBC DG
 
By: Abara Blessing Oluchi
Fri, 11 Jun 2021   ||   Nigeria,
 

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Balarabe Shehu Ilelah, a veteran broadcaster, as the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission.

This was announced by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, in Abuja on Friday.

He said Ilelah’s appointment “is for tenure of five years in the first instance.”

Ilelah replaces erstwhile DG, Prof. Armstrong Idachaba, amid a Twitter ban issued by the Federal Government.

 

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