President Buhari nominates Akwa as the Temporary Administrator of the NDDC


President Buhari has appointed Effiong Okon Akwa as the Interim Administrator of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

The Ag. Executive Director, Finance & Administrative Department,Niger Delta Development Commission(NDDC)Mr Effiong Okon Akwa, has been appointed Interim Administrator of the Establishment.

Akwa has been the Acting Executive Director, Finance and Administration, of the NDDC, under the Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei-led Interim Management Committee (IMC).

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina on Saturday, December 12, issued a recommendation letter to Akwa  stating that he will henceforth, oversee the affairs of the Commission till the end of the ongoing forensic auditing of the interventionist agency. 

“President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of an interim administrator to oversee the affairs of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)”

Mr Akwa is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

 Mr Akwa is to assume headship till the completion of the forensic audit. 

The development became necessary as a result of a plethora of litigation and a restraining order issued recently against the Interim Management Committee of the NDDC by a Federal High Court in Abuja” 

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