Channels TV boss, John Momoh has resigned from his position as Chairman of the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON).

Channels TV boss John Momoh resigns as BON chairman lailasnews

This was made known by the Acting Chairman of BON, Godfrey Ohuabunwa,at the presidential debate organised by the Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) on Saturday. Ohuabunwa said:

“I want to let you know that John Momoh has just left as the Chairman of BON and I am the newest chairman of BON.”

Ohuabunwa is currently the Group Managing Director at Gospell Digital Technology.

John Momoh was elected BON Chairman on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at the annual delegates’ conference in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.

Momoh polled 51 votes, defeating Abbas Dalhatu, from Freedom radio in Kano, who had 12 votes.

The Channels TV boss, who is of Etsakọ extraction in Edo State, was the first private television owner to hold the position.

Prior to starting Channels Television, which he founded in 1995, John worked variously as a news anchor, senior reporter and senior producer for Nigeria’s National Radio and Television Stations, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria and the Nigerian Television Authority.