The Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC) has signed separate Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), with two key development partners to drive sustainable development in the Niger Delta region.
The two MoUs were signed at the NDDC headquarters in Port Harcourt between the commission and Market Development Project in Niger Delta, (MADE), as well as Facility for Oil Sector Transparency and reform in Nigeria, (FOSTER).
Speaking at the ceremony, the NDDC Managing Director, Mr Nsima Ekere, stated that the MoUs reflected the new management’s plan and vision to drive sustainable development in the region.
Mr Ekere said that the NDDC governing board and management at its last meeting ratified the collaboration with technical partners.
In his own presentation, Mr Tunde Oderinde, the leader of the made delegation, said that the UK-funded the Department for International Development, (DFID), which is a private sector initiative that collaborates with the organisations for maximum impact.