In the latest update from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Managing Director Dr. Samuel Ogbuku expressed confidence that the newly constituted board would positively transform the perception of the interventionist agency. During the Annual Thanksgiving Service organized by the NDDC Christian Fellowship at the commission’s headquarters in Port Harcourt, Dr. Ogbuku urged the entire NDDC community to join hands in altering the negative image associated with the commission.
Encouraging a culture of gratitude, Ogbuku emphasized the importance of prayer for the continued development and prosperity of the Niger Delta. He called on staff to appreciate the faithfulness and mercy of God, underscoring the need to praise and thanksgiving as a means to attract more blessings. The Managing Director acknowledged the collective efforts of the staff and management, expressing gratitude for the annual thanksgiving service.
Dr. Ogbuku revealed plans to incorporate a place of worship within the NDDC headquarters complex, a symbolic gesture to reinforce the spiritual foundation of the commission. Despite historical misconceptions about the NDDC, Ogbuku assured that the current board was committed to reversing negative perceptions. He appealed for unity and love among the staff, emphasizing that a collaborative approach would enable greater contributions to the development of the Niger Delta region.
During the service, pastors from the Redeemed Christian Church of God delivered exhortations, encouraging staff to maintain a spirit of gratitude in all circumstances. The resident pastor of the NDDC Christian Fellowship highlighted the positive impact of the new board and CEO, expressing gratitude for the abundance of natural resources in the Niger Delta.
The NDDC remains focused on its mission to drive development in Nigeria’s oil-rich region, and the annual thanksgiving service serves as a testament to the commitment of its leadership and staff.