Nigeria: Jigawa Fires Gm of State Radio

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Jigawa State government has fired the general manager of the state's Broadcasting Corporation (Radio Jigawa), Hajiya Hauwa Sule Ringim, even as it relieved the secretary to the corporation, Hajiya Maryam Ahmed Ja'afar, of her duty. Though no reason was advanced for their removal, however, there were indications that the development might not be unconnected with the alleged lack lusture performance of the corporation. According to a letter signed by the Director of Administration and Finance, Cabinet Office Alhaji Iluyasu Umar on behalf of the secretary to the state government, the removal takes immediate effect. The letter explained further that the outgoing general manager has been directed to hand over the affairs of the station to programmes manager of the station, Malam Garba Malammadori immediately.

Daily Champion Lagos, 21 June 2007