NDDC to partner UN agency on flood control in Niger Delta.

Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), says it will partner with the United Nations Satellite Centre, UNOSAT, to find solutions to the challenges of flooding in the Niger Delta region.

The NDDC Managing Director, Mr. Samuel Ogbuku, stated this during a virtual presentation on ways of combating flood challenges in the Niger Delta region by a technical team of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research, UNITAR, at the Commission’s headquarters in Port Harcourt.

Mr. Ogbuku called on UNOSAT, a UN Satellite Centre hosted at the UNITAR, to proffer long-term solutions to environmental challenges such as flooding facing the Niger Delta region noting that temporary solutions were not sustainable and had become a drain pipe on the resources of the Federal Government and its agencies.

He noted that solving the flood challenges of the region could not be addressed by the NDDC alone as it called for collaboration between the Commission and the various levels of governments.