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Buhari extends tenure of NDDC Interim Management Committee

*approves N6bn Covid-19 intervention support

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the tenure of the Professor Keme Pondei-led Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from May 1 to December 31, 2020.

The extension is to cover the period of the forensic audit of the NDDC, earlier approved by the Federal Executive Council, under the chairmanship of the President, said a presidency statement on Thursday night.

The President also approved that the NDDC provides a N6.25 billion intervention support to complement efforts of the Federal and State governments against further spread of COVID-19 in the nine States of the Niger Delta region.

The materials and supplies are to be done through Emergency Procurement method as provided in Sections 42(b) (c) and 43 of the Public Procurement Act, 2007, explained the statement issued by presidential media adviser, Femi Adesina.

Written by ExpressDay

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