Last updateSam, 31 Jan 2015 10am

New Managing Director for News Agency of Nigeria, others

Abuja, Nigeria - Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan Thursday appointed Mr. Ima Niboro as the new Managing Director of the country's official News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

Niboro, the immediate past spokesman to President Jonathan, was among the seven new appointees approved by the President and announced in a statement by his spokesman, Mr. Reuben Abati.

Others include Mr. Sola Omole as the Director-General of the state-run Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and Alhaji Ladan Salihu as the Director-General of the state-run Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN).

Mr. Abati said all the appointments took immediate effect.

Full list of appointments:

1.  Gen. Martin Luther Agwai    – Chairman of SURE-P

2.    Mrs. Tanwa Olusi                   -        Deputy Chairman of SURE-P

3.    Mrs. Fidelia Njeze                  -        Special Adviser (NEPAD)

4.    Senator Suleiman M. Ajadi   -        Special Adviser (National Assembly)

5.     Mr. Sola Omole                      -        DG, NTA

6.    Alhaji Ladan Salihu                -        DG, FRCN

7.     Mr. Ima Niboro                     -        MD, News Agency of Nigeria

Pana 07/02/2014