FG appoints Barr. Emeka Obiora
acting DG of NCMM
Federal Government, has announced the appointment of Barr Onuegbu Emeka Obiora as Acting Director General of National Commission for Museums and Monuments NCMM.
Mr Dapo Sijuade of the commission’s Press Unit, in a statement in yesterday in Abuja said the appointment was with immediate effect.
He stated that the appointment followed the retirement of the former NCMM Director General Mallam Yusuf Usman after a successful tenure.
The statement read: ” I am directed to inform you that Hon Minister of Culture and Information and National Orientation alh Lai Mohammmed has approved the appointment of Barr Emeka Obiora as the Acting Director General of National Commission for Museums and Monuments, NCMM.
“This follows the retirement of the former Director General Mallam Yusuf Usman after a successful tenure.
“The appointment takes immediate effect.”
Barr Onuegbu Emeka Obiora was born in Apapa Lagos, Nigeria hailed fromAnambra State.
A graduated with a Bsc (Honours) in Political and Administrative Studies, from University of Maiduguri, Nigeria.
He obtained a Bachelor of Laws (LL. B) Degree in 1992/93 from University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos and was called to the Bar (BL) in 1995.
Barr Ounegbu is a Certified Advanced Personal and Human Resources Manager and Member, Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered)
He had a wide range of working experience in the private sector before he joined the service of NCMM in 1983.
Also, he was at one time a Special Assistant to the Special Adviser to the President on Relations with the Civil Society.
He rose to the position of Director Admin/ Supplies in November 2013 – a position he held till his appointment as the Acting Director General National Commission For Museums and Monuments, Nigeria on November 28, 2017.
Barr Emeka Obiora Onuegbu has many publications to his credit. He is member and fellow of numerous organisations and bodies.
He has attended many seminars and workshops locally and internationally and has delivered a number of academic papers in his field of endeavour.