The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has appointed Reuben Mouka as the new Director of Public Affairs.
Muoka, a veteran ICT journalist and public relations practitioner is the immediate past Director of Special Duties Department, NCC.
Muoka, who resumed duty on Monday, June 20, 2022, replaces Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, who has been redeployed to the Special Duty Department of the Commission.
Muoka made a name in ICT journalism at the Vanguard newspaper and was a strong voice for the deregulation of Nigerian telecom right from the military years.
Muoka later join the NCC where he brought to bear his media experience and professional elan and was at a time Head, Public Relations (2009 to 2015). He was also at one time, the Deputy Director, Policy Competition and Economic Analysis at the NCC.
He succeeds Dr. Ike Adinde who is now Director, Special Duties Department of the NCC. Muoka officially resumed on Monday, June 20, 2022.
Muoka’s odyssey in journalism and corporate media management has seen him move from Vanguard newspaper where he was Hi-Tech Editor to manage the Corporate Affairs department of MTS First Wireless company, one of the early birds in Nigeria’s deregulated telecom sector. The winding down of MTS saw Muoka join the NCC well over a decade ago.
Muoka holds BSc and Master degrees in Mass Communication.
Over the years, Muoka has carved a reputation as a media-friendly and savvy PR guru with wide reach in the print, electronic and new media circuit, maintaining cordial relations with professional media colleagues from his active days in journalism where he was at a time the chairman of the then League of Communications Correspondents, a beat association created in 1988 to help ICT journalists become professional ICT reporters.