Kaduna State Media Corporation Gets new MD
In a bid to reposition the Kaduna State Media Corporation (KSMC) to continue to serve the people of the state and beyond, the Kaduna State Government has announcedthe appointment of Ibrahim Ismail Ahmed as the new Managing Director of the corporation.
His appointment is coming at a time that the State Government is working to digitize and equip the corporation with state of the art equipment.
The announcement was contained in a statement issued by the Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Publicity, Samuel Aruwan.
The statement said “that Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai, had, while presenting the 2017-2019 multi-year budget proposal to the state House of Assembly on Wednesday, 12th October 2016, disclosed that the State Government would send a Bill to the State House of Assembly to create a neutral public service broadcaster that will educate, entertain, inform and enlighten the public, devoid of partisanship and that can operate in a commercialized environment”.
He said the newly appointed Chief Executive of KSMC, Ibrahim Ismaila Ahmed is expected to use his wealth of experience in broadcasting to achievethese goals.
The new MD is an experienced broadcaster who has traversed radio and television. Ibrahim IsmailaAhmed is currentlythe Assistant Director, Director General’s Special Unit at the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) headquarters, where he has been Assistant Director (News) and Manager/ Head of News and Current Affairs on News 24.
He holds a first degree in Language Arts from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, and a Master’s Degree in Media and Communication from the Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos.
He has attended several professional and leadership courses in his 26-year career in broadcasting.