Group Laments Abandonment Of Confirmed NDDC Board Members Since 2019



Niger Delta Transparency Group (NDTG) has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s new list of nominees as Board members of NDDC, which was read on the floor of the Senate on Wednesday, November 23, 2022 as not just another ‘unkind display of insensitivity and unfairness’ to Board nominees who were confirmed by the Senate since 2019, but was also an unnecessary display of government’s broken promise.

In a statement by its National President, Chief Adonye Ebimini, the group noted with “dismay that of the 15 names submitted to the Senate for screening to become board members of the Commission, only two members from the earlier board personally nominated by President Buhari in October 2019 and confirmed by the Senate since November 2019, and who were promised to be on standby for the completion of the Commission’s forensic audit, were re-appointed in the newly constituted board.”

NDTG recalled that President Buhari had forwarded to the Senate for confirmation the appointment…

Source: Leadership Newspaper