NDDC aims to involve stakeholders in budget process, development

As part of efforts to ensure the full participation of key stakeholders in the development and in its budget process, the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has held a sustainable partnership forum in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital.

Attended by the management staff members of the commission, traditional rulers, youths, oil company executives and top government officials, the two-day conference aimed at engaging the people of the region in the budget process before it submits the 2024 estimates by September 30, 2024.

According to Sam Ogbuku, managing director of the interventionist agency, the commission is laying the foundation for the kind of partnership needed to facilitate regional sustainable development.