FG Sacks Boards Of NTA, NAN, NBC Others

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The Ministry of Information and Culture has announced the dissolution of the governing boards of all agencies and parastatals under its ministry whose tenures have expired.

Dr Ifeoma Anyanwutaku, the Permanent Secretary of the ministry disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

The decision will likely affect the boards of the News Agency of Nigeria, National Broadcasting Commission, Federal Radio Corporation and the Nigerian Television Authority, among others.

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Anyanwutaku said that the dissolved governing boards should henceforth stop sitting.

The permanent secretary said that the notice should be brought to the attention of the board chairmen to ensure full compliance with the directive which takes immediate effect.

“I am also to add that President Muhammadu Buhari has already constituted a committee for the reconstitution of the various boards of government, agencies and parastatals,” she said.

She thanked the chairmen and members of the governing boards for their tenure and their services to the nation.

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