Balarabe Shehu Ilelah Biography, Age, Education, Wiki, Wife, Origin, Net Worth

Balarabe Shehu Ilelah is a veteran broadcaster, politician, and chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Balarabe Shehu Ilelah appointed as the new Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on 11 June, 2021 by president Muhammadu Buhari.

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Balarabe Ilelah

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Balarabe Shehu Ilelah

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Balarabe Ilelah Biography

Ilelah is a veteran broadcaster, politician, and chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

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The new NBC Director-General ran for Bauchi South Senatorial seat under the APC platform in 2019 but lost to PDP candidate.

Balarabe Ilelah Education

He grew up in Bauchi, attended Kobi primary school, Bauchi as well as Junior Secondary School Misau. He was a graduate of Bayero University Kano, Kano state.

Balarabe Ilelah Career

Balarabe Ilelah had worked with NTA Bauchi before leaving Nigeria for the then Soviet Union as a journalist.

The Balarabe Ilelah new NBC Director-General ran for Bauchi South Senatorial seat under the APC platform in 2019 but lost to PDP candidate.

On June 11, 2021, President Buhari approves the appointment of Babalare Ilelah as the director General of the Director- General of the National Broadcasting Commission(NBC) after he terminated the appointment of Armstrong Idachaba.

Balarabe Ilelah Personal Life

Ilelah had lived in the Soviet Union for years with his wife and children before moving to China. He is a Muslim.

Balarabe Ilelah State of Origin

Balarabe Shehu Ilelah is from Bauchi state

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Balarabe Ilelah NBC DG Appointment

President Buhari Appoints Ilelah as NBC Director-General

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Balarabe Shehu Ilelah, a veteran broadcaster, as the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC).

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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, announced the appointment in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday.

He said Mr. Ilelah’s appointment is for a tenure of five years in the first instance.

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