The Federal Government has appointed the Chief Executives of six
information-related parastatals under the Ministry of Information and

The appointments were announced in Abuja on Wednesday by the Minister
of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

The new Chief Executives are:

1. Mr. Ishaq Modibo Kawu – Director-General, Nigerian Broadcasting
Commission (NBC)
2. Mr. Mansur Liman – Director-General, Federal Radio Corporation of
Nigeria (FRCN)
3. Mr. Yakubu Mohammed – Director-General, Nigerian Television Authority (NTA)
4. Dr. Garba Abari, Director-General, National Orientation Agency (NOA)
5. Mr. Bayo Onanuga – Managing Director, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)
6. Mr. Osita Okechukwu – Director-General, Voice of Nigeria (VON)

The new appointees replace the Chief Executives of the parastatals who
were disengaged on Feb. 15th 2016

The appointments take immediate effect