Salihu Dembos emerges new NTA DG


By Rebecca Bamidele

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr Salihu Dembos as the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA).

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the announcement of the new appointed NTA DG in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday.

In the statement signed by Mr Segun Adeyemi, the minister said the appointment is for tenure of three years in the first instance.

Adeyemi is a Special Assistant to the President (Media) Office of the Minister of Information and Culture

As contained in the statement, “until his appointment, Dembos was the Executive Director, Marketing, of the NTA.

“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”.