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Tinubu appoints new NDDC board, management; Ogbuku returns managing director

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of a new board and management of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

• August 29, 2023
Samuel Ogbuku and Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)
Samuel Ogbuku and Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of a new board and management of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

This is contained in a statement by the president’s media aide Ajuri Ngelale on Tuesday.

Mr Tinubu said the appointment of the new board and management took immediate effect.

The appointees 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).

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) are others.

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 expects that the new board and management team will ensure a new era of successful administration in the NDDC, in line with his Renewed Hope agenda,” said the statement.


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