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Imo rejects calls to fire broadcasting boss

08 July 2015, 21:33 Okoro Chinedu

Lagos - The Imo State Government has rejected demands that Director General of the Imo Broadcasting Corporation (IBC), Esther Obong Egbuna, steps down.

Sam Onwuemeodo, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, said government’s attendtion had been drawn to publications in the newspapers and credited to certain staff of the (IBC) demanding that the Egbuna should vacate her office because they felt she was affected by the government's dissolution of boards, commissions, agencies and other related bodies.

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“The government wishes to state clearly that Mrs Egbuna was not appointed the chairman or member of the IBC Board that was dissolved with others.
She is the Director-Genera! of the establishment and she is not in any way affected by the dissolution of the Corporation's Board,” said Onwuemeodo.

Therefore, the spokesperson said, Egbuna's position as the DG of the corporation was not under any doubt for whatsoever and was never affected by any dissolution.

“The workers of the outfit and the media should please take note of this clarification,” said Onwuemeodo.

- CAJ News

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