By Segun Adeyemi
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Chief
Executive Officers for nine of the agencies under the Federal Ministry
of Information and Culture.
According to the approval letter, which was conveyed to the Minister
of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, by Prof. Ibrahim
Gambari, Chief of Staff to the President, on Tuesday, Mr. Buki Ponle
was appointed Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria while
Mr. Nura Sani Kangiwa was named the Director General, National
Institute for Hospitality and Tourism.
Mr. Francis Ndubuisi Nwosu was appointed the Executive Secretary,
Nigerian Press Council; Mr. Ebeten William Ivara, Director General,
National Gallery of Arts; Mr. Olalekan Fadolapo, Registrar/CEO of
Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria and Prof. Sunday Enessi
Ododo, General Manager/CEO, National Theatre.
Others are Mr. Ado Mohammed Yahuza, Executive Secretary/CEO, National
Institute for Cultural Orientation; Prof. Aba Isa Tijjani, Director
General, National Commission for Museums and Monuments and Mrs.
Oluwabunmi Ayobami Amao, Director General, Centre For Black And
African Arts And Civilization.
The appointments take effect from 1 Sept. 2020.