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Buhari appoints Bolarinwa as new chairman of NBC board

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the governing board of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) following the expiration of the tenure of the former board. In a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said Buhari appointed Bashir Omolaja Bolarinwa as chairman. Other members, who…
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Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari<br />PHOTO: Twitter/Babafemi Oretuyi

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the governing board of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) following the expiration of the tenure of the former board.

In a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said Buhari appointed Bashir Omolaja Bolarinwa as chairman.

Other members, who were appointed to represent various interests as stipulated by the NBC Act, include Mr. Wada Asab Ibrahim, Mr. Iheanyichukwu Azubike Dike, Mrs. Adesola Oyinloye Ndu and Mr. Olaniyan Olatunji Badmus.

Also on the board are Bashir Ibrahim, Obiora Ilo, Ahmad Sajo, Bayo Erikitola, 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.

The Board has a three-year tenure.