13 September 2011, Sweetcrude, Abuja- President Goodluck Jonathan has dissolved the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
The information was contained in a terse press statement issued, Tuesday, by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Senator Anyim Pius Anyim.
According to Anyim, the President also directed the Managing Director and other members of the Executive of the Commission to hand over all the commission’s property in their possession to the Director of Administration and Human Resources, Mrs Osaro Areyenka with immediate effect.
The statement read: “Following the conclusion of the assignment of the Presidential Committee to look into the problems facing the NDDC and subsequent submission of the report of the Committee, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan GCFR, after due consideration of the report has approved the dissolution of the Board of NDDC with effect from today 13th September, 2011.
“A new Board for the Commission would be reconstituted soon.
“The Managing Director and other Executive members are to hand over all commission’s items in their custody to the Director of Administration and Human Resources, Mrs Osato Areyenka”.