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Full List Of New NDDC Board Approved By Buhari

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  • Buhari constitutes 16-man NDDC board.

The constitution of a 16-man Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), has been approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.

This was contained in a statement issued by Olusegun Adekunle, the Permanent Secretary (General Services Office), the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, on behalf of the SGF.

President also named a former deputy governor of Edo State, southern Nigeria, Dr. Pius Odubu as the Chairman of the new NDDC Board.

The statement said the appointment of the new NDDC board was subject to the confirmation of the Nigerian Senate.

According to the statement,

“President Muhammadu Buhari has, subject to Senate confirmation, approved the composition of the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission.

“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, September 2, 2019, for proper documentation and briefing.

“They are to come along with their updated CVs and valid identification.”

President Buhari appointed Otobong Ndem from Akwa Ibom, who was appointed as the Executive Director, Projects; and Bernard Okumagba from Delta State, who will serve as Managing Director among the board members.

Others are Joy Nunieh from Rivers State; Nwogu Nwogu from Abia State; Theodore Allison from Bayelsa State; Victor Antai from Akwa Ibom State; Victor Ekhatar from Edo State; Maxwell Okoh from Bayelsa State;, Jones Erue from Delta State; Maurice Effiwatt from Cross River State; Olugbenga Elema from Ondo State; Uchegbu Kyrian from Imo State; and Aisha Muhammed from Kano State representing North-West area on the board.

The President appointed Badmus Mutalib from Lagos State to represent the South-West region. He also appointed Ardo Zubairu from Adamawa State, to represent the North-East on the NDDC board.


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