Arts & Crafts Occupants Kicks Against Runsewe Re-Appointment As NCAC DG

The Ejected shops owners at the Abuja Arts&Craft village, has kicked against reappointment of Otunba Segun Runsewe as the Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC).

They lamented the reappointment in spite of conviction and commit to prison sentence on him by the FCT high court Maitama.

A presidential statement released on Friday has announced Runsewe reappointment by president Muhammadu Buhari, for another term of four years.

The managing director Ummakhalif Ltd, Alhaji Mahmoud Mahmoud while speaking to Correspondent yesterday, said NCAC DG reappointment is against the rule of law, as he was convicted and jailed for contempt by the Abuja high court in Maitama, over abuse of office and disregard to the court orders.

The firm said that, there is ongoing suit against Runsewe alongside Federal Capital Territory FCT, over its developed property pulled down at the Abuja Arts and Craft village by the said Otunba Runsewe, expressing shock on the development.

“Runsuwe is supposed to be in jail until he comply with the specific court order of opening the village and maintaining status until the determination of the suit.”

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