By Nancy Anikaezie (Abuja)
The Minister of Art, Culture and Creative Economy, Hannatu Musa Musawa has charged the eleven newly appointed Heads of Agencies under the Ministry to show professionalism in their line of duty.
The minister gave the charge in a statement while congratulating the newly appointed heads of Agencies who were appointed by
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu , yesterday to fill in offices of Directors General of agencies under the Ministry.
Ms Musa Musawa who applauded the President described the appointments as timely in fulfilling the mandate of the ministry.
The newly appointed heads of Agencies include Mr Obi Asika as the new Director- General of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Kannywood Actor and Director, Ali Nuhu, as the Managing-Director Nigerian Film Corporation, Tola Akerele is Director-General, National Theatre, Dr. Shaibu Husseini is the new Director-General of the National Films and Censors Board while Aisha Adamu Augie is the Director-General, Centre for Black and African Arts and Culture.
Others are Ekpolador-Ebi Koinyan, Chief Conservator, National War Museum, Ahmed Sodangi is the Director-General, National Gallery of Art, Chaliya Shagaya heads the National Institute of Archeology and Museums Studies while Hajiya Khaltume Bulama Gana is the Artistic Director, National Troupe of Nigeria.
Also appointed are Otunba Biodun Ajiboye, Director-General National Institute for Cultural Orientation and Ramatu Abonbo Mohammed, Director-General, National Commission for Museums and Monuments.
The Minister therefore urged the newly appointed Heads of Agencies to discharge their duties with diligence and patriotism to ensure maximum contributions to the Creative Economy.