By Joyce Remi- Babayeju
The Federal Government has given a nod for the reappointment of the Director General of the National Centre for Arts and Culture, NCAC, Otunba Segun Runsewe for another four year term.
In a press release from the culture agency reaching Daybreak today, Runsewe’s term elongation by President Muhammadu Bihari is as a result of his tenacity and commitment to deepen the Nigerian cultural economy.
The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media, Garba Shehu who announced hi Runsewe’ s reappointment a few hours ago today said, ” President Bihari has found Runsewe worthy to continue the good work he is doing at NCAC and for Nigerian Culture.”
Following the news , there was massive jubilation across the sector on Runsewe’s reappointment, an attestation that NCAC is key to President Buhari’s Cultural and tourism reformation agenda.
Furthermore there were other appointments in the parastatals under under the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
In light of this the Acting President Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN,) Mr Nkerewuem Onung and President, National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) Mrs Susan Akporiaye commended the government’s decision and the Minister of Culture and Tourism, Alhaji Lai Mohammed bc for his support for NCAC and the culture sector.