President Muhammadu Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the appointment of a new board for the Niger Delta Development Commission NDDC has been put on hold.

Buhari stated this in a letter addressed to the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, and read at the plenary session by Lawan.

He stated that he had directed that a forensic audit of the commission be carried out and supervised by the interim management of the commission.

Also, the senate president, Ahmad Lawan, read at the plenary session, a letter from Buhari, seeking the confirmation of senate for appointment of Kingsley Obiora as Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria CBN.

Lawan also said the senate would debate extensively on the current security situation in the country on the next legislative day.