Gov. Inuwa appoints Ibrahim Isa of BBC DG Gombe Media Corporation
Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya on Monday approved the appointment of Ibrahim Isa of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Hausa Service as the Director-General of the Gombe State Media Corporation (GMC).
The Secretary to the State Government, Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi, announced the Governor’s approval, in a statement on Monday.
The statement said Ibrahim Isa’s appointment, which takes immediate effect, was based on his outstanding personal qualities and extensive experience in the field.
The statement signed by Ismaila Uba Misilli Director-General ( Press Affairs) to the Gombe State Government said Isa brings over two decades of journalism expertise to his new role, having excelled as a reporter, producer, newsreader, TV host, and media manager.
‘’With his track record, Ibrahim Isa is expected to bring a fresh perspective and innovative ideas to the Gombe State Media Corporation to foster a dynamic and vibrant media environment,’’ the statement said.
‘’Governor Inuwa Yahaya 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.’’
According to the statement, Governor Inuwa Yahaya also approved, with immediate effect, the elevation of Dr. Ishiyaku Babayo Ibrahim from the position of Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Development Partners Coordination to Special Adviser on the same portfolio.
The decision, conveyed by the SSG, was grounded in Dr. Ibrahim’s outstanding achievements, exceptional commitment and effectiveness demonstrated within the short period since he was first appointed SSA.
Governor Inuwa Yahaya expressed confidence that his elevation to the position of Special Adviser will further enhance the state’s partnership drive and bolster its efforts in attracting resources and support from various development entities to contribute to the overall progress and well-being of Gombe State.