The Federal Government today said it has fired the heads of six government information agencies including Mr Emeka Mba, the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), the Ministry of Information and Culture that supervises the affected agencies, has announced this morning via its Twitter account.
Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, announced the disengagement to the affected heads during a meeting he held today with them, according to the statement issued on the social media platforms of the Ministry.
Those affected Chief Executives include 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.
The Minister directed the disengaged chief execs to hand over to the most senior officials in their various establishments.
“He thanked them for their service to the nation and wished them the best of luck in their future endeavours”, according to the statement, which did not give reasons for the sack.