Hon. Nwogu Nna Nwogu the presidential nominee for the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Has been confirmed by the Nigerian Senate on Tuesday.
Also confirmed are the former Deputy Governor of Edo State, Dr. Pius Odubu, as Chairman of the NDDC Board.
Others are Chief Bernard Okumagba, who was also confirmed as the NDDC Managing Director, Otobong Ndem who is now the Executive Director, Projects and Maxwell Oko as Executive Director, Finance and Administration.
The Senate also confirmed Prophet Jones Erue (Delta), Chief Victor Ekhator (Edo), Nwogu Nwogu (Abia), Theodore Allison (Bayelsa), Victor Antai (Akwa Ibom), Maurice Effiwatt (Cross River), Olugbenga Elema (Ondo), Hon. Uchegbu Chidiebere Kyrian (Imo), Aisha Murtala Muhammed (Kano), Ardo Zubairu (Adamawa) and Amb. Abdullahi Bage (Nasarawa).
The Senate however failed to confirm the nominee from Rivers State, Dr. Joy Yimebe who according to Senator Nwaoboshi failed to appear before the committee for screening