Heavy Shake in NDDC as Buhari replaces Nunieh with Pondei as acting MD


Nigeria President Muhammadu  has reorganised the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), replacing Barr Joy Nunieh with Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei, as Acting Managing Director.

Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei
Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei- NDDC

The changes were announced in a State House statement by Buhari’s media aide, Mr Femi Adesina, on Wednesday.

The President also increased the number of the committee from three to five persons, including 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.

Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei
Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei

“President Buhari had earlier approved that the Interim Management Committee would be in place till the forensic audit of the NDDC was concluded.”

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