Roles of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

Roles of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

The roles of the NDDC are to:

  • Formulate policies and guidelines for the development of the Niger- Delta area.
  • Conceive, plan and implement, in accordance with set rules and regulations, projects and programmes for the sustainable development of the Niger-Delta area in the field of transportation.

Prepare master plans and schemes designed to promote the physical development of the Niger-Delta area and the estimates of the costs of implementing such master plans and schemes;

  • Implement all the measures approved for the development of the Niger- Delta area by the FGN and the member States of the Commission.
  • Identify factors inhibiting the development of the Niger-Delta area and assist the member States in the formulation and implementation of policies to ensure sound and efficient management of the resources of the Niger-Delta area.
  • Tackle ecological and environmental problems that arise from the exploration of oil mineral in the Niger-Delta area and advise the FGN and the member States on the prevention and control of oil spillages gas flaring and environmental pollution.

 

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