Gombe State governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has appointed Ibrahim Isa of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) as the director-general of the Gombe State Media Corporation (GMC).
The secretary to the state government (SSG), Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi, who conveyed the governor’s approval, said Isa’s appointment, which takes immediate effect, is based on his outstanding personal qualities and extensive experience in the field.
LEADERSHIP reports that Ibrahim Isa had practiced journalism for over two decades having excelled as a reporter, producer, newsreader, TV host and media manager.
The governor expressed confidence that Ibrahim Isa’s leadership will contribute to GMC’s growth and its ability to serve the public better with accurate and timely information.
Also, Governor Inuwa has approved with immediate effect, the elevation of Dr Ishiyaku Babayo Mohammed from the position of Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Development Partners Coordination to Special Adviser on the same portfolio.
The SSG said the elevation of Dr Mohammed to the new rank was in view of his outstanding achievements, exceptional commitment and effectiveness demonstrated within the short period since he was first appointed SSA.