PROFILE OF PROF. ARMSTRONG A. IDACHABA, ACTING DG, NBC
- March 19, 2020
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PROFILE OF PROF. ARMSTRONG A. IDACHABA, THE ACTING DG, NBC
Professor Aduku Armstrong Augustine Idachaba, the Director, Broadcast Policy and Research, has been appointed to oversee the office of the Director-General of the Commission.
This appointment followed the suspension of Mallam Is’haq Modibbo Kawu.
In a letter dated February 14, 2020, and signed by Deaconess Grace Isu Gekpe, the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, Professor Idachaba, as the most senior Director in the National Broadcasting Commission, is to oversee the affairs of the Commission.
He also undertook executive management courses from Georgetown University (2003) and Kennedy School, Harvard University (2016).
Until his appointment as Acting Director-General, Prof Idachaba served as the Director, Broadcast Policy and Research.
Prof Idachaba has published several paperbacks on Media, Digital Technology, Theatre Arts and Broadcast Regulation. He has and continues to, contribute exceptionally to the Commission's Monitoring and Research activities.
His contribution to Knowledge includes visiting Lectureship at Bingham University, Abuja; Nassarawa State University; Godfrey Okoye University; and Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.