President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the senate to approve a new list to be inaugurated as the NDDC board.
Amongst the names on the list for approval, Dr Samuel Ogbuku , former Chief of staff to Ex-Bayelsa governor. Timipre Sylva. Who is a key APC leader in the state has been appointed as the Managing Director of NDDC.
Dr Ogbuku is a true native of Bayelsa from Ogbia Local Government Area of the State. His appointment heralds a new era of development for the people of Bayelsa state.
Amongst the names listed for approval by the senate, Laureta Ifeanyi Onochie(Delta, South-south) was listed as Board Chairman. Dimgba Erugba, Dr Ene Wilcox, Dr Pius Odudu, Hon. Gbenga Odegba, Engr. Anthony Ekene, Onyekachi Dimgba, Alhaji Mohammed Kabiru Abubakar, Professor Tallen Mamma, Sani Sodique amongst others were appointed representatives of their regions.
General Charles Ehigbe Airhiavbere (retd.) was appointed to the position of Executive of finance.
Charles Ogunmola was appointed the position of Executive Director Project, South-West.
While Chief Dr Samuel Ogbuku was appointed to the office of managing Director.
Although awaiting the final approval by the senate, we congratulate the board on their appointment, while looking forward with anticipation to their inauguration.
By Sharon Rhiogbere