A statement signed by the Permanent Secretary (General Services Office), office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Olusegun Adekunle, on behalf of the SGF, however, said that the appointment was subject to the confirmation of the Senate.
The statement said, “President Muhammadu Buhari has, subject to Senate confirmation, approved the composition of the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission.
“The interim management headed by Prof. Nelson Brambaifa has been directed to hand over to the most senior director in the Commission.
“The chairman and members of the newly composed Governing Board are, by this release, invited to the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation on Monday, September 2, 2019 for proper documentation and briefing.
“They are to come along with their updated CVs and valid identification.”
Here are names of the new appointees on the NDDC board:
- Bernard O. Okumagba, managing director
- Otobong Ndem, executive director projects
- Maxwell Okoh, executive director finance & admin
- Jones Erue
- Victor Ekhatar
- Joy Yimebe Nunieh
- Nwogu Nwogu
- Theodore A. Allison
- Victor Antai
- Maurice Effiwatt
- Olugbenga Elema Ondo
- Uchegbu Chidiebere Kyrian
- Aisha Murtala Muhammed
- Ardo Zubairu Adamawa
- Badmus Mutalib