President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Lauretta Onochie as chairman of the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Buhari, in a letter, to Senate President Ahmad Lawan, also announced the nomination of 15 others as NDDC board members.
The president requested the Senate confirm Onochie and other nominees of the NDDC board.
15 other nominees as board members of the commission are Samuel Ibukun as managing director, Charles Ehigie Airhiavbere, director of finance; Charles Ogunmola, director of project; Dimgba Erugba (Abia), Ene Wilcox (Akwa Ibom), Pius Odudu (Edo), Gbenga Odegba (Ondo), Anthony Ekene (Imo) and Onyekachi Dimgba (Rivers).
Others are Mohammed Kabiru Abubakar (Nasarawa), Tallen Mamma (Adamawa) and Sodique Sani.