Monday, Apr 6th 2020 12:01 PM

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Buhari sacks acting NDDC MD, appoints new one


President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the acting managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). This information came as the President approved the enlargement of the Interim Management Committee (IMC), he replaced Barrister Joy Nunieh with Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei.

President Buhari also increased the members of the committee from three to five persons, including Dr Cairo Ojougboh, Ag. Executive Director (Projects); Mr Ibanga Bassey Etang, Ag. Executive Director (Finance and Administration); Mrs Caroline Nagbo (Member); and Cecilia Bukola Akintomide, OON, a former Vice President with African Development Bank, (Member).

Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei the new Ag. Managing Director is a Professor of Medicine at the Niger Delta University, and former Provost, College of Health Sciences of the institution.

President Buhari had earlier approved that the Interim Management Committee would be in place till the forensic audit of the NDDC was concluded.

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