NDDC nominee Duke glows before Senate c’tee as Sen Bassey endorses candidature

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The Cross River nominee for the Niger Delta Development Board, NDDC has been cleared and confirmed by the 9th Senate NEGROIDHAVEN can report.

Peoples Democratic Party, PDP’s Senator Gershom Bassey the federal lawmaker representing Cross River South spoke glowingly about Chief Orok Duke before his colleagues the senate committee.

His contribution on NDDC Committee in support of Rt. Hon. Orok Duke on Thursday is featured in the video attached:

In the said video footage, Bassey eulogised Duke in glowing narratives as one who is ‘eminently qualified, and has the best interests of his people at heart’ while observing that he has the requisite educational qualification for the job.

Recall that in the third week of November, President Muhammadu Buhari forwarded names of nominees via a letter to the Senate for confirmation. The names are Rt. Hon. Orok Duke representing Cross River state.

Others are: Laureta Ifeanyi Onochie (Delta, South-South) as Chairman; Chief Dr. Samuel Ibukun as Managing Director; Dimgba Erugba State representative (Abia, South-East); Dr. Ene Willcox Wills (Akwa Ibom, State Representative, South-South); former Deputy Edo Governor Dr. Pius Odudu (Edo, South-South representative); Hon. Gbenga Edema (Ondo, South-West); Elder Dimaroe Daniya Bofa, State Representative, Bayelsa State, South-South; Hon. Orok Duke, State Representative, Cross River, South-South and Engr. Anthony Ekene (Imo, South-East), as well as Mr. Onyekachi Dimkpa (Rivers, South-South), Alhaji Mohammed Kabiru Abubakar (Zonal Representative, Nasarawa), Professor Tallen Mamman, SAN (North-East Representative, Adamawa), Alhaji Sadiq Sami Sule (Kebbi State, North-West, Zonal Representative), Maj. Gen. Charles Ehigie Airhiavbere (Rtd) (Executive Director of Finance) and Charles Ogunmola (Executive Director Project, South-West).




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