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By ANAYO ONUKWUGHA PORT HARCOURT
Youths in the Niger Delta Region, under the aegis of Niger Delta Youth Vanguard (NDYV) have applauded the appointment of Olorogun Benjamin Okomagba as the new Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
NDYV, in a statement issued in Port Harcourt yesterday and signed by its National Coordinator, Legborsi Yamaabana, commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing Okamagba as NDDC Managing Director.
The group, which congratulated the new managing director on his appointment, said it was an answer to demands for the appointment of an outstanding technocrat and professional as the managing director of the NDDC.
The statement reads in part: “We received the news with jubilation because the people have been calling for the appointment of a technocrat to manage NDDC and God has answered our prayers”.
“NDYV also thank President Muhammadu Buhari for listening to the yearnings of the people of Niger Delta and doing the needful by appointing an outstanding technocrat and professional as the managing director of the NDDC”.
“In the same vein, we also extend our heart felt felicitations, through you, to the other distinguished and equally deserving members of your team; Joi Nunieh, Maxwell Okoh, Jones Erue, Victor Ekhatar, Nwogu Nwogu, Theodore Allison, Victor Antai, Maurice Efnwatt, Olugbenga Elema, Uchegbu Kyrian, and Aisha Muhammed, Ardo Zubairu and Badmus Mutalib.
“Your wealth of experience and that of your distinguished members would be of tremendous value to the people of Niger Delta at this material time”.
“By your well-considered appointments, Mr. President has further shown, by word and deed, that he is staunchly committed to comprehensively repositioning the Niger Delta region for service delivery, and taking her to the next level.”
Source; Leadership Newspaper