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North east development commission. Some interesting facts

by Dan Hunter
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The North East Development Commission, NEDC, is governmental organization which is responsible for coordinating, assessing, reporting, and harmonizing intervention programmes and all other initiatives by the government or its Ministries, Departments and Agencies, States any other development partners. The purpose is to put into implementation initiatives or programmes for the North East States – Gombe, Adamawa, Taraba, Borno, Yobe, and Bauchi.

Also, the North East Development Commission receives and managesfunds gotten fromthe FederalAccount includingInternational Donors – for the reconstruction of roads, business premises,settlements and rehabilitations. Also, these funds are used for tackling poverty, ecological issues, and illiteracylevelwith the North-East region.

North east development commission vacancies

The recruitment form for the NEDC 2020/2021 is out.

To qualify for any post in this Commission, you need either Bachelor orMaster’s degree in relevant courses or Higher National diploma in relevant discipline especially.

Computer literacy is essential. Also, competence in Web Applications, Microsoft Office, and how to use similar applications when offering efficient service.

How can I apply for theNorth East development commission recruitment exercise?

This is a simple process. To apply, please go to the Commission’s official website at www.nedc.gov.ng. The full procedures are outlined there. Follow them for a successful application.

North east development commission board members

Recently, the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari inaugurated new governing board into the North East Development Commission.

The Chairman of the NEDC is Paul Tarfa who is a retired Major-General. The inauguration event was hosted at the Council Chamber of State House at the Presidential Villa AbujaFCT, Nigeria.

Members of theNEDC board include:

  • Muhammad Alkali – Managing Director.
  • Muhammad Jawa- Executive Director Administration and Finance.
  • Musa Yashi – Execut Director Humanitarian Affairs.
  • Omar Mohammed – Executive Director for Operations.
  • Asmau Mohammed – Represents the North West region.
  • Olawale Oshun – Represents theSouth West zone.
  • David Kente – Represents the North East zone.
  • Obasuke McDonald – Represents South South region.
  • Benjamin Adanyi – Represents the North Central zone.
  • Ekechi – Represents South-Eastzone.

According to President Buhari, the Commission was established to fulfill his administration’s pledge to develop the regions.

North east development commission act

The North East Development Commission Act mandates that the body must coordinate the rehabilitation, resettlement, reconstruction and integration of infrastructure for terrorism and victims. The Commission is also responsible for tracking the menace of illiteracy, poverty, and ecological issues within States in the North-East of the nation

North east development commission’s enterprise resource


It was recorded sometime in December 2020 that the North East Development Commissionpreparedto launch a6 billion Naira fund for the Education Endowment Fund (NEDC-EEF). The project was to help at least 29,466 indigenes of the zones getaccess to someHigher Education Scholarship awards for Bachelors degree,  Masters degree, as well as the Doctorates degree.

Among the intentions of the Commission is to useagriculture and ICT (Information Communication and Technology) as a weapon to develop the economy of the North-East region.

Latest news north east development commission

Would you like to read some latest news, top headlines, opinion, and breaking stories about the North East Development Commission?

You can always get that, use the NEDC News page.

North east development commission maiduguri

The North East Development Commission at Maiduguri is located at No. 1, Makurdi Rd., Maiduguri, Borno State.

The NEDC Act initially stated that Maiduguri should be the headquarters of the Commission.

Today, the Commission is a fulfillment to the pledge made by the Buhari Administration to citizens in the North-Eastern zone. It was also a strategy to regenerate the socio-economic capacity if the zone.

So far, it has created job opportunities for the youths in the region. Centers have trained the youths in different areas such as Smartphone Managementand Repairs, Entrepreneurshipdevelopment, Digital Graphics Design, and the Basics of Computing.

north east development commission logo

Nedc registration

The registration for NEDC programmes can be done at https://www.nedc.info/registration.


Simply go to the official registration page for the resource center at https://www.nedcresourcecentre.org/register. Just fill the registration form, then click on register.

What areas of training does NEDC offer?

Below are the training the Commission provide for youths within the North-Eastern region:

  • Fundamentals of Computing.
  • Entrepreneurship development and Bookkeeping.
  • Smartphone Management and Repairs.
  • Digital Graphics Design.

Requirements for Registration

The following are requiredfor your registration process to be smooth and successful:

  • Your first name.
  • Your last name.
  • Email address.
  • A passport photograph.
  • Your residential address.
  • Local Government of residence.
  • Applicant must be an origin of one of the North-East States – Bauchi, Adamawa, Borno, Yobe, Gombe, or Taraba.
  • Identification card. Either Voters card, National ID Card, International Passport, or others.


  • Dan Hunter

    Daniel is a Digital Marketer and a Copywriter. He is a member of the Association of Business Executives (UK). On most days, he enjoys writing, soccer, and spending time with Nature.

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