NDDC board: N’Delta monarchs wary of Akpabio, charge him to keep his word


What do we do about the new NDDC Sole Administrator? 

Shun elongation of NDDC sole administrator tenure, N’Delta agitators caution

By Emma Amaize

ASABA—TWO  Niger-Delta monarchs have asked the Minister of Niger-Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, not to fail on his promise in January that the board of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, would be inaugurated in April.

Former national chairman, Traditional Rulers of Oil Minerals Producing Communities of Nigeria, TROMPCON, HM Charles Ayemi-Botu, Udurhie 1, the Ovie of Idjerhe kingdom, Delta State, HRM Obukowho Whiskey, who did not disguise their feeling about the minister, made the call on Monday.

This came as campaigners under the auspices of 21st Century Youths of Niger Delta and Agitators with Conscience, 21st CYNDAC, yesterday, entreated Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Akpabio, to turn away from a supposed plan to extend the tenure of the current Sole Administrator of the NDDC, with additional three months.   

Recall that Akpabio had while receiving the…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper