NDDC : Senate begins consideration of Onochie, 14 others
The Senate Tuesday , mandated its Committee on Niger Delta Affairs , to carry out screening of 15 – member board of the Niger Delta Development Commission ( NDDC) , forwarded to it for confirmation by President Muhammadu Buhari last week.
President Muhammadu Buhari had on Wednesday, last week, asked the Senate to confirm the appointment of his Special Assistant on New Media, Lauretta Ifeanyi-Onochie as the substantive Chairman of the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission.
Buhari also named 14 others in the letter as Managing Director, Executive Directors and members of the Board.
They are ÷ Chief Samuel Ogbokwu, from Bayelsa State, as the Managing Director, who would serve for a term of two years, in order to complete the term of his predecessor in office.