President Muhammadu Buhari has dissolved the board of NDDC headed by Mr. Dan Abia.
He also appointed Mrs. Ibim Semenitari as the new Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission. However, Semenitari is to function in acting capacity pending the appointment of a substantive MD.
Semenitari, an award-winning journalist and media manager, had served in the Communications Directorate of the Buhari Presidential Campaign Organisation during the 2015 presidential election.
Before then, Semenitari had served as Commissioner of Information and Communications in Rivers State under the Administration of Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi.
She is married to Mr. Henry Semenitari, a former Managing Director, Unity Bank PLC, and himself, a global award-winner banker, and they are blessed with four lovely children