Managing Director of NDDC Walks Out On Lawmakers During Probe of N40b Mismanaged Funds


The acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Company (NDDC) Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei and his team on Thursday, walked out on legislators investigating the alleged N40 billion irregular expenditure in the commission.

The acting MD of NDDC walked out of the hearing on Thursday in Abuja, after accusing the Chairman of the committee Rep. Olubumi Tunji-Ojo (APC-Ondo) of corruption.

In his defence, he said “We in the NDDC is not comfortable with the Chairman of this committee, presiding over a matter. He is an accused party, the NDDC has over time accusedRep. Olubumi Tunji-Ojo of different crimes against the NDDC and he has responded in the press.”

He further noted that NDDC does not believe they can have justice because he of Olumbumi Tunji-Ojo selfish interest concerning the development.

He said, “We have no issue of appearing, we appeared before the Senate ad hoc committee and as long as he remains, we will not make any presentation,” 

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