President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Prof. Nelson Braimbraifa, as acting Managing Director for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, made this known in a statement, in Abuja on Friday.
The former Managing Director of NDDC, Nsima Ekere, is the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State.
Adesina stated; “The President, following a Federal Executive Council (FEC) resolution, has equally vested the supervisory role of the commission in the Honourable Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, as well as approved the dissolution of the extant board,’’ he said.
Adesina revealed that the president also approved the appointment of Mr Chris Amadi (Finance and Administration) and Samuel Adjogbe (Projects) as Acting Executive Directors of NDDC.
He added that the appointments take immediate effect.