By Chris Ochayi, ABUJA
The Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria, ICEN, has faulted Chief Government Ekpemupolo, aka, Tompolo over a 7-day ultimatum on the constitution of the board for Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.
South South Coordinator of ICEN, Mr. Friday Udoh, said in a statement issued Thursday in Abuja that demanding of substantive board for the Commission by without any cogent interment would retard achievements recorded at the NDDC in the recent times.
Mr. Udoh warned that any board cannot assist in defining the agency’s problem and subjecting it to chaotic start would amount to drawing back to status quo.
He, therefore, charged the supervising minister of NDDC, the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswil Obot Akpabio, to fast-track the constitution of the board.
Udoh noted that, “Though Tompolo as a stakeholder is plausible, it was unnecessary yet immaterial and impossible for any succession program when already…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper