President Muhammadu Buhari has removed the acting Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Daniel Pondei.
The President also approved an interim administrator for the commission, Effiong Okon Akwa.
This was disclosed by the Special Adviser to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina in a statement on Saturday.
According to Adesina, Mr. Okon Akwa, is the Ag. Executive Director, Finance and Administration of the Commission, who is to assume headship till completion of the forensic audit. Mr Akwa is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
“The development became necessary as a result of plethora of litigation and a restraining order issued recently against the Interim Management Committee of the NDDC by a Federal High Court in Abuja.”