President Muhammadu Buhari, has, subject to Senate confirmation, approved the composition of the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
This was confirmed in a release from the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, signed by the Permanent Secretary, General Services Office, Mr. Olusegun A. Adekunle.
The appointees include;
1 Chairman Dr. Pius Odubu Edo
2 Managing Director Bernard O. Okumagba Delta
3 Executive Director Projects Engr. Otobong Ndem Akwa Ibom
4 Executive Director Finance & Admin. Maxwell Okoh Bayelsa
5 Delta Rep Prophet Jones Erue Delta
6 Edo Rep Chief Victor Ekhatar Edo
7 Rivers Rep Dr. Joy Yimebe Nunieh Rivers
Abia Rep Nwogu Nwogu Abia
9 Bayelsa Rep Theodore A. Allison Bayelsa
10 Akwa Ibom Rep Victor Antai Akwa Ibom
11 Cross River Rep Maurice Effiwatt Cross River
12 Ondo Rep Olugbenga Elema Ondo
13 Imo Rep Hon. Uchegbu Chidiebere Kyrian Imo
14 Northwest Rep Aisha Murtala Muhammed Kano
15 Northeast Rep Ardo Zubairu Adamawa
16 Southwest Rep Engr. Badmus Mutalib Lagos
The statement further read that, the interim management headed by Prof. Nelson Brambaifa has been directed to hand-over to the most senior Director in the Commission.
The Chairman and members of the newly composed Governing Board are by this release invited to the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation on Monday, 2nd September, 2019 at 2.00 p.m for proper documentation and briefing. They are to come along with their updated CVs and valid identification, he added.