Salihu Abdulhamid Dembos has been appointed as the Nigerian Television Authority’s Director-General and Chief Executive Officer (NTA).
According to a statement from the Ministry of Information and Culture, President Muhammadu Buhari gave his consent before Dembos’ appointment.
The statement announcing the appointment by Segun Adeyemi Special Assistant To The President (Media) Office of the Minister of Information and Culture noted that the appointment is for a tenure of three years in the first instance.
He has served as General Manager of two NTA Stations, in Lokoja and Kano; and as Zonal Director, NTA, Kaduna, among other appointments.
The statement reads: “President Buhari Appoints Dembos as NTA Director-General
“President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed 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, announced the appointment in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday.
“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.
“Mr. Dembos’ career as a media professional spans over 20 years.
“He has served as General Manager of two NTA Stations, in Lokoja and Kano; and as Zonal Director, NTA, Kaduna, among other appointments.”