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DG, NBC Modibbo Kawu Bags Daily Trust Newspaper Award Of Excellence


The Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Mallam Is’haq Modibbo Kawu has been honoured with an award of Excellence by Daily Trust Newspapers.

Modibbo Kawu was presented the award at a ceremony held in Abuja on Thursday, 22 March to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the newspaper.

He was hnoured in recognition of his contributions to the growth of the media outfit when he served as its Pioneer Editor.



The NBC Management team was on ground at the venue of the award ceremony to support their Director General.

Mallam Is’haq Modibbo Kawu hails from Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. He holds a B.Sc degree in Mass Communication and a Masters degree in Political Science.

He started out his career in the media in Radio Kwara, and later worked with Radio France International, Radio Netherlands and BBC World Service.

He was the pioneer General Manager of Kwara State Television Authority, later served as the pioneer editor of Daily Trust Newspaper before he became the Chairman, of the newspaper’s editorial board.

Kawu later launched an Abuja-based media outfit, Word, Sound and Vision (WSV) Multimedia Limited, a complete media outfit that cuts across print, radio and television.

He was serving as the Chief Executive Officer of the outfit before he was appointed in 2016 by President Muhammadu Buhari as the DG of NBC.




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