President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of an interim administrator to oversee the affairs of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.
This is contained in astatement by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina.
He is Mr. Effiong Okon Akwa, the Acting Executive Director, Finance and Administration of the Commission, who is to assume headship till completion of the forensic audit.
Mr Akwa is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
According to the statement, the development becomes necessary as a result of the plethora of litigation and a restraining order issued recently against the Interim Management Committee of the NDDC by a Federal High Court in Abuja.