By Innocent Orok
Just on the dot of the end of his first active and progressive four years as Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) Otunba Segun Runsewe, has been reappointed for another term of four years to deepen the Nigerian Cultural economy by President Mohammandu Buhari.
Runsewe, arguably one of the brightest star of the president’s team under the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, was appointed four years ago in the month April, and by the latest development, all the speculations and anxieties about the future of NCAC has been put to rest.
Garba Shehu, the president’s Senior Special Assistant, Media, announced that the President found Runsewe worthy to continue the good work he is doing at NCAC and for Nigerian Culture.
The announcement also captures some other appointments in the parastatals under the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
There is massive jubilation across the sector on the president’s decision as NCAC remains at the heart of president Buhari Cultural tourism reformation agenda.
Acting President Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN,) Mr Nkereuwem Onung and President, National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) Mrs Susan Akporiaye were two top industry leaders who called to appreciate the President Buhari’s gesture and also thanked the Honourable Minister of Culture and Tourism, Alhaji Lai Mohammed for his support for NCAC and the cultural sector.