President Muhammadu Buhari, has on Thursday, extended the tenure of the Interim Management Committee of the Nigeria Delta Development Commission, NDDC.
This announcement was made via a statement by the Presidency, signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.
The Interim Management Committee is led by Professor Keme Pondei.
The extension is to cover the period of the forensic audit of the NDDC, earlier approved by the Federal Executive Council, FEC, under the chairmanship of the President.
In the same vein, President Buhari equally approved that the NDDC provides intervention support to complement efforts of the Federal and State Governments against the further spread of Covid-19 in the 9 States of the Niger Delta region, in the sum of six billion, two hundred and fifty million naira (N6,250,000,000.00) only.
The materials and supplies are to be provided for through the Emergency Procurement method, as provided in sections 42 (b) (c) and 43 of the Public Procurement Act, 2007.