The Nigerian Guild of Editors has expressed gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari for the recent appointments of its Fellows as Chief Executive Officers of information-related parastatals under the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture.
Mr. Bayo Onanuga and Mr. Ishaq Modibo Kawu, both Fellows of the Guild, were recently appointed Managing Director and Director-General, News Agency of Nigeria and the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission.
Other appointees are Yakubu Mohammed, Director-General, Nigerian Television Authority, Mansur Liman, Director-General, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, Mr. Osita Okechukwu, Director-General, Voice of Nigeria and Dr. Garba Abari, Director-General, National Orientation Agency.
In a release by its General Secretary, Victoria Ibanga, the Guild described the appointments as a plus to the Media Industry and Nigeria as a whole, considering the various contributions the press has made to national development.
The Guild thanked President Buhari for the recognition accorded the prestigious organization which has been demonstrated by the appointments of many of its members to serve in the present government.