By Sadiq Umar – The Federal Government has fired the Director-General of the Nigerian Television Authourity, Sola Omole, and five others under the Ministry of Information and Culture.
Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, announced the decision, Monday, during a meeting with the Chief Executives of 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).
Mohammed directed the disengaged Chief Executives to hand over to the most senior officials in their various establishments.
A statement by his Special Adviser on Media, Segun Adeyemi, said the minister thanked the former D.Gs for their service to the nation and wished them the best of luck in their future endeavours.
The affected Chief Executives were the Director-Generals of NTA, Mr. 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).