Managerial Transition

PPDC Wishes Farewell to Former CEO

The Board of Directors of the Public and Private Development Centre Ltd By Guarantee (PPDC) announces that the tenure of Miss Seember Nyager as Chief Executive of the PPDC will be expiring, effective 31st of January, 2018.

Seember Nyager has worked at PPDC for over 8 years now. In the last 4 years, she served as the Chief Executive Officer of the organization. As Chief Executive, she excelled in many ways. Under her inspiring leadership.

  • PPDC recorded many significant accomplishments including:

    1. The introduction of an annual FOI Compliance Ranking system for public institutions in Nigeria.
    2. The development and piloting of the first Open Contracting Data Standards (OCDS) platform (Budeshi) in Nigeria and in some other African countries.
    3. Continuing with our partners, the introduction of systemic CSO Public Procurement Monitoring to many countries in the West, East, Central and Southern Africa.
    4. Playing the leading role in securing Nigeria's commitment to join the Open Government Partnership(OGP) and to implement the OCDS etc.

    We thank Seember for her unparalleled dedication, passion and commitment all these years to the vision of PPDC and we wish her the best of luck in her future endeavors.

    As an acknowledgement of her immense contributions to the growth of PPDC, Seember has been nominated and has accepted to continue to serve in the Board of PPDC.

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Nkemdilim Ilo (Mrs) as Acting Chief Executive Officer of the PPDC effective on the 1st of February 2018. If you have any questions during this transition period, please do not hesitate to reach the PPDC via email at or

Chibuzo .C. Ekwekwuo
Board Chair