Buhari Removes NDDC Sole Administrator

President Muhammadu Buhari has removed Mr Effiong Akwa, from his position as the Interim Administrator of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) following completion of the forensic Audit exercise.

The development was contained in a letter signed by the Director Press for the ministry of Niger Delta Affairs (MNDA), Patricia Deworitshe on Thursday in Abuja.

According to the letter, “President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the disengagement of the interim Administrator of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr Effiong Okon Akwa, from his post with effect from today, 20 October 2022.

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“Mr Akwa was appointed interim administrator of the Commission for the duration of the Forensic Audit into the operations of the NDDC, which has now been concluded.

“President Buhari has also approved the constitution of a new Management Team and Governing Board of the NDDC in line with section 5(2) of the NDDC Act, 2000.

“The names of the nominees for the new management team and Governing Board are to be transmitted to the National Assembly for approval,” the letter stated.

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