President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment Duro Onabule as Chairman of the Board of the Nigeria Television Authority.
Onabule was Editor of the defunct National Concord as well as Chief Press Secretary to former President Ibrahim Babangida.
His appointment was announced on Friday along with those of new Executive Directors of the NTA, in a statement signed by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari.
They are Steve Egbo (Administration and Training), Abdul Hamid Salihu Dembos (Marketing), Mohammed Labbo (News), Fatima M. Barda (Finance), Stephen Okpanachi (Engineering) and Wole Coker (Programmes).
Adesina also announced the appointments of Aliyu Hayatu as Chairman of the Board of Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), while Buhari Auwalu and Yinka Amosun, were appointed as Zonal Directors for Kaduna and Lagos stations, respectively.
Other new appointees are Nigerian Film Corporation with Chika Maduekwe as General Manager, National Theatre and National Troupe of Nigeria with Tar Ukoh as Artistic Director, National Council for Arts and Culture with Olusegun Runsewe as Director-General, National Film and Video Censors Board with Folorunsho Coker as Director-General.
At the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo is Chairman, while the new Director-General is Mustapha Yunusa Maihaja”, Adesina said.
Members of the NEMA Board are the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, David Babachir Lawal, Talba Alkali, representing Ministry of Transport and Aviation and Rabiu Dagari of Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Others are Ngozi Azadoh of Ministry of Health, Muhammadu Maccido of Ministry of Interior; Ajisegiri Benson Akinloye of Ministry of Water Resources, Emmanuel Anebi of Nigerian Armed Forces and Salisu Fagge Abdullahi of Nigerian Police Force.