Sierra Leone’s president Bio has just appointed Dr. Ibrahim Seaga Shaw for another five years to serve as Chairman and Information Commissioner, Right to Access Information Commissioner.
Dr. Ibrahim Seaga Shaw, who recently held the position has been reappointed by president Bio to serve for another five years.
Reacting to the appointment, Dr. Ibrahim Seaga Shaw thank president Bio for appointing him for another five years making a promise to deliver his mandate.
Today I received my letter of appointment by President Bio as Chairman/Information Commissioner for another five years effective 21st Nov.2023. I would like to thank the President for the confidence reposed in me and I promise to do more in delivering my mandate. pic.twitter.com/JveXU237vF
— Dr. Ibrahim Seaga Shaw (@ShawSeaga) October 19, 2023
Dr. Ibrahim Seaga Shaw is the Chairman and Information Commissioner of the Right to Access Information Commission in Sierra Leone. He is also the Head of Department for Media, Communications, and Information Studies and Associate Senior Lecturer in Media and Journalism at FBC, USL. Dr. Shaw holds a PhD in Media Communication from Sorbonne University of Paris and has published over 35 articles and book chapters in leading academic journals 1. He has also taught journalism and mass communication at undergraduate and Masters level and supervised four PhD students working on human rights journalism, conflict, social media, political communication, and public diplomacy. Dr. Shaw’s expertise lies in media, communications, and information studies. He has contributed his expertise to scholarship and policy in the following areas: media and human rights; human rights journalism; humanitarian journalism; media, conflict, and development; media and business; business and journalism; intercultural communication; media, democracy, and human rights; media, digital media, and political economy; international development, public diplomacy, media, culture, and human rights; political communication; media history; peace journalism; global journalism; and media and humanitarian intervention .
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