President Bola Tinubu has dismantled the current board and management of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), headed by Lauretta Onochie.
Tinubu has sanctioned the selection of a fresh board and management for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
President Bola Tinubu has revoked the existence of the present NDDC board and management, which was led by Lauretta Onochie.
Consequently, he has sanctioned the establishment of an entirely new NDDC board and management.
Tinubu appointed Chiedu Ebie from Delta State as the new chairman of the board.
The president’s media aide, Ajuri Ngelale, released a statement on Tuesday confirming that the new appointments were effective immediately.
The newly appointed individuals are Chiedu Ebie (Chairman – Delta), Samuel Ogbuku (Managing Director/CEO – Bayelsa), Boma Iyaye (Executive Director; Finance and Admin – Rivers), Victor Antai (Executive Director, Projects – Akwa Ibom), Ifedayo Abegunde (Executive Director; Corporate Services – Ondo), and Dimaro Denyanbofa (State Representative – Bayelsa).
Others include Abasi Nkono (State Representative – Akwa Ibom), Monday Igbuya (State Representative – Delta), Tony Okocha (State Representative – Rivers), Patrick Aisowieren (State Representative – Edo), Kyrian Uchegbu (State Representative – Imo), Victor Kolade Akinjo (State Representative – Ondo), Dimgba Eruba (State Representative – Abia), and Asu Oku Okang (State Representative – Cross River).
Additionally, the three zonal members of the board are Nick Wende (Zonal Representative, North-Central), Namdas Abdulrazak (Zonal Representative, North-East), and Ibrahim Abdullahi Gobir (Zonal Representative, North-West).
“The president anticipates that the new board and management team will usher in a fresh era of effective administration at the NDDC, in alignment with his Renewed Hope agenda,” stated the release.