Deji Elumoye in Abuja
President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of 11 new Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) for agencies under the Federal Ministry of Art, Culture, and Creative Economy.
The new appointees, according to a statement issued on Friday by presidential spokesperson, Ajuri Ngelale, include Tola Akerele, Director-General, National Theatre;
Dr. Shaibu Husseini, Director-General, National Films and Censors Board; Mr. Obi Asika, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture; Aisha Adamu Augie, Director-General, Centre for Black and African Arts and Culture; Ekpolador-Ebi Koinyan, Chief Conservator, National War Museum
and Ahmed Sodangi — Director-General, National Gallery of Art.
Others are Chaliya Shagaya, Director-General, National Institute of Archeology and Museums Studies; Hajiya Khaltume Bulama Gana, Artistic Director, National Troupe of Nigeria; Otunba Biodun Ajiboye, Director-General, National Institute for Cultural Orientation; Ali Nuhu — Managing-Director, Nigerian Film Corporation and Ramatu Abonbo Mohammed, Director-General, National Commission for Museums and Monuments.
The President mandates 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.