Buhari Appoints New NBC DG Amid Twitter Saga

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 a Twitter ban issued by the Federal Government.

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