Buhari sacks NBC DG, appoints replacement

NBC: gets new DG

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday sacked the Director – General of National Broadcasting Corporation, NBC, Mr Armstrong Idachaba.

The sack of Idachaba was announced in a statement released by the Federal Ministry of Information on Friday morning.
Idachaba was replaced by  appointed Mr. Balarabe Shehu Ilelah, a veteran broadcaster, according to the statement  signed by Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.
He said Mr. Ilelah’s appointment is for a tenure of five years in the
first instance.