The Chairman of the Governing Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and former Senate Leader Victor Ndoma-Egba has stated.that President Muhammadu Buhari has demonstrated great commitment towards the development of the oil-rich region.
He spoke with reporters, shortly after returing from a visit to Ghana.
He urged stakeholders in the Niger Delta to support the Buhari government in its bid to put in place palliative measures and developmental initiatives to ensure peace, security and development in the area.
The former Senate Leader also noted that the improved budgetary allocation to NDDC and other related ministries and agencies was an indication of President Muhammadu Buhari’s good intentions towards the Niger Delta.
He appealed to Niger Deltans to join hands with the NDDC to build the Niger Delta of their dream, which is, “a truly peaceful, secure, developed and prosperous Region.”
Ndoma-Egba commended Buhari for his pivotal role in ensuring peaceful co-existence and good bilateral relations between Nigeria and other African countries.
He expressed confidence that both leaders (Buhari and Akufo-Addo) would continue to cooperate and act in the common interest of their countries to ensure a united and prosperous African continent.
– The Nation