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Everything You Need To Know About The Acting NDDC Boss; PONDEI DANIEL!

The acting NDDC Boss, Pondei Daniel was seen to have collapsed on a trending video while on a probe by a panel on alleged #40 Billion spending by the commission he is heading. Many funny memes have surfaced online as a result of it.

If you aren't aware of the video, you may be wondering who he is. Here's a short bio about him.

1. He officially bears Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei Daniel, the current acting MD of Niger Delta Development Commission(NDDC).

2. He replaces and took over the affairs of NDDC on Thursday the 20th of February from Joi Nunieh, an Ogoni-born activist and lawyer at the port Harcourt commissioner's headquarters.

3. He's from Bayelsa state and a medical doctor graduate from the University of Lagos. He holds a Ph.D. in Microbiology from the University of Nottingham.

4. He was an experienced lecturer in the research industry. According to him, on his Linkedln page, he is skilled and excellent in epidemiology, data analysis, program evaluation, life science, and lecturing.

5. He was the former acting dean of the College of Health Sciences of Niger Delta University and also the head department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology of the same university.

6. Pondei has also served as the chairman of Nigeria Medical Association(NMA), Bayelsa Chapter, and also as the chairman of the National Committee of the association.

7. He's reputable for having an interest in infectious diseases and is a member of the Board of Bayelsa Health Insurance Scheme(BHIS).

8. In July, he was reported to have walked out on the legislators investigating the alleged Irregular #40 Billion spendings by the Commission he is heading.

9. He collapses on Monday while facing the panel probing him in which the video in turn go viral.

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