President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Prof K. D Pondei as the Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
The President also enlarged the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from three to five.
This is contained in a press statement from Mr. Femi Adesina, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, on Wednesday in Abuja
The five members of the committee are now: Professor Kemebradikumo Daniel Pondei, who is the Ag. Managing Director, replacing Barrister Joy Nunieh; 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).
According to Adesina, Prof K.D 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.