NDDC gets new managing director

Port Harcourt—President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Engr. Emmanuel Audu-Ohwavborua as acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

This follows the disengagement of Mr. Effiong Akwa as Interim Administrator of the board on Tuesday.

The appointment was contained in a letter signed by the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Umana Okon Umana and obtained by

“President Buhari has further approved that the most senior director in the commission should take over and perform the duties of the managing director in acting capacity in line with the provision of the extant Federal Government Circular Ref No. SGF.50/S.II/C.2/268,” the letter reads in part.

Emmanuel was directed to perform the duties of the managing director pending the constitution of a substantive NDDC board.

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