Governing Board of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has denied reports that the Director General of the Commission, Ishaq Moddibo Kawu has been suspended over digital switchover crisis.
The governing board in a statement signed by a board member, Salihu Bamidele Aluko, on behalf of the Board chairman, Alhaji Ikra Aliyu Bilibis, described the story ad mischievous and unfounded.
Aluko in the statement explained that the board held its quarterly meeting but did not discuss or contemplate the idea of suspending the DG.
The statement reads; “the Board is shocked that a reputable newspaper like THE SUN, will carry an unfounded, mischievous and irresponsible story that the Board has suspended the DG of the NBC, Mal. Is’haq Modibbo Kawu. The mischievous story adduced as reason for the purported suspension to a non-existent digital switchover crisis.
“The Board of the Commission, headed by Alhaji Ikra Aliyu Bilibis, held its quarterly meeting on Tuesday and…