Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Nsima Ekere has disclosed that a policy shift to devolve more operational powers to NDDC State Offices is ongoing.
Ekere disclosed this during a courtesy call on His Royal Majesty, Edidem Etim Daniel Charles Abia, Paramount Ruler of Eket, Akwa Ibom State. "The process of devolving more powers to NDDC State Offices to make them more operationally efficient is ongoing. We want to have a situation where State Offices do not need to run to the Port Harcourt headquarters for everything they need."
Ekere who also congratulated His Majesty on his recent coronation noted that His Majesty's antecedents made him a suitable candidate for the throne. "Your contributions o Eket, Akwa Ibom Stateand Nigeria marksyou out as a leader of the people. We are proud of your legacy and will support you at NDDC.
Speaking, His Majesty, Edidem Etim Charles Abia commended Mr. Nsima Ekere on his appointment as Managing Director of the NDDC noting that the appointment is a deserved one. He called for increased NDDC presence in Eket which he said was not impressive.
Responding, Ekere promised to ensure that NDDC projects in Eket will be impact full.