President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of an interim administrator to oversee the affairs of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
This was disclosed in a statement issued by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina and seen on Saturday, December 12.
The action of the president signals the end of Kemebradikumo Pondei’s era as the boss of the interventionist agency.
According to the statement by Adesina, the new NDDC boss is Mr. Effiong Okon Akwa, who is currently the acting executive director, finance and administration of the commission.
The statement further noted that Akwa is to assume headship if the commission till completion of the forensic audit currently ongoing.