President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of an interim administrator to oversee the affairs of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Effiong Okon Akwa becomes Interim Administrator of NDDC as Buhari sacks Pondei
He is, according to a statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), Mr Effiong Okon Akwa, the Ag. Executive Director, Finance and Administration of the Commission.
Akwa is to assume headship of the Commission till completion of the forensic audit ordered by President Buhari.
Mr Akwa is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
Adesina said that the development became necessary as a result of plethora of litigation and a restraining order issued recently against the Interim Management Committee of the NDDC by a Federal High Court in Abuja.