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Nigerian President Appoints New Helsmen in Arts, Culture and Creative Economy Sector


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By Goodluck Ikiebe

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of eleven (11) new Chief Executive Officers for agencies under the Federal Ministry of Art, Culture, and Creative Economy.

This is contained in a statement signed by Chief Ajuri Ngelale, the Special Adviser to the President
(Media & Publicity) on Friday in Abuja and a copy made available to GNN.

The new appointees are:
(1) Tola Akerele — Director-General, National Theatre
(2) Dr. Shaibu Husseini — Director-General, National Films and Censors Board
(3) Mr. Obi Asika — Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture.
(4) Aisha Adamu Augie — Director-General, Centre for Black and African Arts and Culture
(5) Ekpolador-Ebi Koinyan — Chief Conservator, National War Museum
(6) Ahmed Sodangi — Director-General, National Gallery of Art
(7) Chaliya Shagaya — Director-General, National Institute of Archeology and Museums Studies
(8) Hajiya Khaltume Bulama Gana — Artistic Director, National Troupe of Nigeria.
(9) Otunba Biodun Ajiboye — Director-General, National Institute for Cultural Orientation.
(10) Ali Nuhu — Managing-Director, Nigerian Film Corporation
(11) Ramatu Abonbo Mohammed — Director-General, National Commission for Museums and Monuments.

The President mandated the appointees to discharge their duties in accordance with the highest standards of professionalism, diligence and patriotism with a view to making the creative sector more vibrant and robust.

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