Uduaghan now Chairman, Forum of Governors of NDDC states
By Jimitota Onoyume P/Harcourt
GOVERNOR Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta state has emerged the new Chairman Forum of governors of member states of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.
The governor who spoke shortly after his emergence at Government House, Port Harcourt said he would drum on the need for the commission to complete its ongoing projects in the region. Earlier, Governor Chibuike Amaechi of Rivers state who spoke to newsmen at the end of a meeting of governors of the nine member states of the commission where his counterpart Governor Uduaghan emerged Chairman of Forum of governors of the NDDC states said the commission would give priority attention to completion of ongoing projects.
He said the Forum of Governors would play advisory role to the commission as directed by the President.
He said the commission would also focus on projects that would strengthen the unity of the member states. Governors at the meeting were: Theodore Orji of Abia;Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo;Owelle Rochas Okorocha, Imo state; Dickson Seriake of Bayelsa and Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State. Managing Director of commission, Dr Chris Oboh and Chairman of the board Dr. Tarilah Tebepah were also at the meeting.