Senator Emmanuel Ebok- Essien has emerged the new National Chairman of Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF).
Ebok-Essien, who is also from Akwa Ibom state succeeds the former national chairman and ex-military administrator of Akwa Ibom state, late Idongesit Nkanga, who died of Covid 19 complications, last year.
His confirmation was contained in a communique signed by Edwin Clark, the national leader of PANDEF, and Obong Victor Attah, former governor of Akwa Ibom State, after a meeting of the Board of Trustees (BoT) Wednesday, in Abuja.
The BoT also approved the nominations and elections of King Alfred Diete-Spiff, CFR, former Military Governor of old Rivers State and Arc (Obong) Victor Attah, CON, former Executive Governor of Akwa Ibom State as co-chairmen of PANDEF BoT. T. K Okorotie from Bayelsa state was confirmed as Deputy National Chairman, Hon Bello Bina, National Youth Leader, Whiskey Ayakeme, National Director of Research and Kalaiti Jephthah, ex-officio member, national NEC.