The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio has sworn in Mr Effiong Akwa, a lawyer, as the Executive Director, Project, of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
He replaces Mr. Etang, who died recently from coronavirus infection in June.
Akwa’s inauguration came amidst the growing call for the dissolution of the Interim Managment Committee of the commission.
Mr Effiong Akwa, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA).
He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (FCIB). He was the regional manager in charge of South/South, of CDB plc ( now FCMB.) Also former MD of Akwa Savings and Loans Ltd.
He equally worked as the Special Assistant on Finance to a former MD of NDDC, Sir Bassey Dan Abia.
He hails from Okobo LGA.
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