President Muhammadu Buhari has replaced Barrister Joy Nunieh with Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei, as the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Acting Managing Director.
The recent development came after Buhari enlarged the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the commission from three to five persons.
These include Dr Cairo Ojougboh, Ag. Executive Director (Projects); Mr Ibanga Bassey Etang, Ag. Executive Director (Finance and Administration); Mrs Caroline Nagbo (Member); and Cecilia Bukola Akintomide, OON, a former Vice President with African Development Bank, (Member).
Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei the new Ag. Managing Director is a Professor of Medicine at the Niger Delta University, and former Provost, College of Health Sciences of the institution.
President Buhari had earlier approved that the Interim Management Committee would be in place till the forensic audit of the NDDC was concluded.