Otunba Olusegun Runsewe Sacked AS Nigeria’s Tourism Development Corporation Director



runsewe Otunba Segun Runsewe sacked-The Director General of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) Chief Olusegun Runsewe has been relieved of his post.

The Powerful Otunba Runsewe was sacked last Friday by the Presidency with the government taking other steps to make other appointments across the nation’s Federal paratatals.

The major parastatals’ heads change which took place at the weekend also saw  the Director- General, National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Mr Yomi Bolarinwa  being sacked and  replaced with another top Ministry official.

The duo were relieved of their portfolios last Friday and instantly replaced.

ntdclogoAccording to sources Sally Mbanefo, a  Banker  with International  reputation   now replaces  Otunba Runsewe as the Executive Director  of National Tourism Development Board, while Mr Emeka Mba former Director General of the National Film and Videos Censors Board (NFVCB)replaces Bolarinwa  as the Director General of the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC).

The appointments were contained in a statement issued by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, in Abuja.

The Federal government  also announced the appointment of Hajiya Inna Maryam Ciroma, who is to take over the helm of affairs at the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA).

Former Banker, Sally Mbanefo.. in as Tourism Director
Former Banker, Sally Mbanefo.. in as Tourism Director

Other appointments included Bature Masadi as Director General, Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency (SMEDAN); Dupe Atoki as Director General, Consumer Protection Council (CPC); and Danjuma Dabo as Managing Director, Nigerian Film Corporation.

According to Anyim, all the appointments take immediate effect.