President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr. Salihu Abdulhamid Dembos as the Director General/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA).
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made this known in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.
He said the appointment is for a tenure of three years in the first instance.
Until his appointment, Mr. Dembos was the Executive Director Marketing, of the NTA.
He has served as the General Manager of two NTA Stations, in Lokoja and Kano and as Zonal Director, NTA, Kaduna, among other appointments.
Mr. Dembo’s professional media career spans over 20 years. He replaced Alhaji Yakubu ibn Mohammed who served as NTA DG since May 2016.