President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has made significant changes to the leadership of various government agencies within the Ministry of Information. The announcement was made by the Special Adviser to the President on Media Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, on Thursday, October 19, 2023.
The newly appointed heads of these agencies are as follows:
National Orientation Agency (NOA) — Director-General / CEO — Mr. Lanre Issa-Onilu
Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) — Director-General / CEO — Mr. Salihu Abdulhamid Dembos
Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) — Director-General / CEO — Dr. Muhammed Bulama
National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) — Director-General / CEO — Mr. Charles Ebuebu
Voice of Nigeria (VON) — Director-General / CEO — Mr. Jibrin Baba Ndace
Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria (ARCON) — Director-General / CEO — Dr. Lekan Fadolapo
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) — Managing Director / CEO — Mr. Ali Muhammed Ali
Nigerian Press Council (NPC) — Executive Secretary / CEO — Mr. Dili Ezughah
According to the statement, the President has charged these newly appointed leaders with the responsibility of introducing innovation and creating fresh opportunities for Nigerians. This is to be achieved through the effective reform of these vital government institutions, which play a crucial role in uniting the nation, reshaping mindsets, and presenting Nigeria to the global stage.
The statement emphasized that these appointments take immediate effect.