Heads of the six information-related parastatals under the Ministry of Information and Culture have been disengaged by the Federal Government.
Segun Adeyemi, the Special Adviser to the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said the minister announced the disengagement on Monday, during a meeting he held with the chief executives of the Nigeria 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).
Adeyemi said: â€œThe minister directed the disengaged chief executives to hand over to the most senior officials in their various establishments.
â€œHe thanked them for their service to the nation and wished them the best of luck in their future endeavours.
â€œThe affected chief executives are the director-generals 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.â€