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Monday, February 15, 2016

FG sacks six Directors-General in a row

The Federal Government has sacked six heads of the information-related parastatals under the Ministry of Information and Culture, reports ITRealms.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, confirmed this development after a meeting with the affected Chief Executives of the six federal government agencies, namely the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Voice of Nigeria (VON), News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and the National Orientation Agency (NOA) in Abuja, Monday.

Alhaji Mohammed also directed the sacked Chief Executives to hand over to the most senior officials in their various establishments with immediate effect.

He, however, thanked them for their service to the nation and wished them the best of luck in their future endeavours.

A press statement made available to ITRealms by the Special Assistant to the Honourable Minister of Information and Culture, Mr. Segun Adeyemi, confirmed that the affected Chief Executives are the Directors-General of NTA, Mr. Sola Omole, FRCN (Mr. Ladan Salihu), VON (Mr Sam Worlu), NOA (Mr. Mike Omeri), NBC (Mr. Emeka Mba) and the Managing Director of NAN (Mr. Ima Niboro).

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