President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Lauretta Onochie as substantive chairman of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.
The President also appointed fifteen other nominees as members of the NDDC board.
The appointments were contained in a letter to the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, who read it out at the start of plenary on Wednesday.
Also nominated for the NDDC board are Dimgba Erugba – State representative (Abia, South East), Ene Wilcox (Akwa Ibom, State Representative, South South ), Pius Odudu (Edo, South South), Gbenga Odegba (South West, Ondo) and Anthony Ekene (South East, Imo state).
Others are Onyekachi Dimgba (Rivers State South South), Mohammed Abubakar(Zonal Representative, Nasarawa), Tallen Mamma, (North East Representative, Adamawa), Sodique Sani (North West, Zonal Representative), Samuel Ogbuku (MD), Charles Airhiavbere, (Executive of Finance) and Charles Ogunmola (Executive Director Project , South West).
The nominees will be screened by the Senate committee on NDDC on another legislative day.