President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved the composition of a Monitoring Committee for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
It is chaired by the Niger Delta Affairs Minister, Senator Godswill Akpabio.
A statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, listed the names of members of the new committee.
“In line with the provisions of Part V1, Section 21 of the NDDC Establishment Act, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the composition of a Monitoring Committee for the commission.
“Members of the committee are Senator Akpabio (Chairman); Minister of State, Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Omotayo Alasoadura (member) and Olusola Adesola, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs (member).
“Other members are Mr Shamsuddin Bello, representing the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr Charles Ikeah, representative of the Federal Ministry of Environment, Atanda Kolawole Musiliu, representing Ministry of Petroleum Resources and Ms Aisha Umar, representing Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning.
“Others are Dr M.K Mohammed, representing Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, Dr Dorothy Nwodo, representing the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development.
“Mr Alfred Abah, a Director in the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, is Member/Secretary.”