In again, Prof. Kemebradikumo Daniel Pondei, the Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), has accused several Nigerian lawmakers on the timely approval of the 2019 budget.
Speaking via a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Communications, Edgar Ebigoni, Pondei disclosed how the legislators allegedly pressured him to pay some contractors to speed up the 2019 annual budget harmonization.
He alleged further that some Lawmakers, especially members of Ad hoc Committees held the Commission hostage over the years with the annual budget approval.
Nonetheless, IIG has called for the dissolution of Pondei led Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, in another related development, Itsekiri Interest Group. questions
The group berated those against recommendations of the Senate Ad hoc committee on the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, for dissolution of the Prof Kemebradikumo Pondei led Interim Management Committee, IMC of the NDDC and the commission placed under the supervision of Secretary to Government of the Federation, SGF, saying the committee should be commended for the bold step.