Sonny Aragba-Akpore is the new Head of Media for the Nigerian communications Commission (NCC).
The appointment, approved by the board of commission, was announced by the telecoms regulatory agency.
Aragba-Akpore, one of the longest serving pioneers of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) reporting in Nigeria’s deregulated telecommunications sector, worked at the Guardian Newspapers, from 1991 to 2010, and managed the News Desk before joining the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT), where he also turned around the media profile of the company from relative obscurity to national and international prominence.
Director, Public Affairs, Mr Tony Ojobo said in a statement that Aragba-Akpore holds both the Bachelors (B.A) and Masters (MA) degrees in English Language from the University of Lagos.
Aragba-Akpore joins Mr Reuben Muoka, who is now in-charge of the Public relations Unit of the Public Affairs Department of the Commission, according to the statement.