Abuja, July 15, 2019
The Board of Directors of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has approved the appointment of Mr Ibrahim Mammaga as the Acting Managing Director and substantive Editor-In-Chief of the agency.
A statement by the agency’s Assistant Director, Administration and Human Resources Management, Mr Moses Uzogba, in Abuja on Monday, said the appointment took effect from July 10.
Before his appointment, Mammaga was the Managing Editor in charge of states in 2019, and served as Head, Lagos Operations between April 2018 and May 2019.
He was also the Zonal Manager Kaduna between 2006 and 2012. He served as State Correspondent from 1990 to 1995 in Sokoto, and District Correspondent in Birnin Kudu between 1988 and 1989.
Mammaga is a graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano. He is a member of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) and the Nigerian Guild of Editors.
He succeeds Mr Idris Abdulrahman who retired on July 9.