The New acting Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (MD/CEO), Northeast Development Commission (NEDC) Engr Umar Abubakar Hashidu has met with the heads of units and departments of the Commission on as well as other senior staff at its headquarters in Maiduguri on Monday.
Hashidu therefore sought the maximum cooperation of the staff in order to achieve the organisational objectives of the commission.
The new MD/CEO promised to prioritise staff welfare and use of modern technology for effective communication and service delivery.
He also took a facility tour at the commission’s headquarters.
It could be recalled that, President Muhammadu Buhari approved the commencement of the operations of the new NEDC management in acting capacity pending the approval of the Senate.
He approved Engr Umar Abubakar Hashidu as Acting MD/CEO while Barrister Bukar Baale takes over as the Acting Chairman of the Board alongside 10 other members of the Governing board.
The Governing board comprises Suwaiba Idris Baba, Executive Director, Humanitarian Affairs (North East, Taraba), Musa Umar Yashi, Executive Director, Administration and Finance, (North East, Bauchi), Dr Ismaila Nuhu Maksha, Executive Director, Operations (North East, Adamawa) and Umar Abubakar Hashidu, MD/CEO, (North East, Gombe).
Others are Onyeka Gospel-Tony, Member, (South East), Hon. Mrs Hailmary Ogolo Aipoh, Member, (South-South), Air Commodore Babatunde Akanbi (rtd), Member, (South West), Mustapha Ahmed Ibrahim, Member, (North West), Hadiza Maina, Member, (North Central) Alhaji Grema Ali, Member (North East) and a representative from the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National planning.