Akpabio names N’Assembly lawmakers who benefited from NDDC contracts

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has finally picked up the gauntlet thrown down by the National Assembly to name lawmakers who got contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Akpabio, however, did not state if the lawmakers were directly awarded the contracts or they nominated the projects under their Zonal Intervention Projects, also known as constituency projects. The former Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on the NDDC, Mr Nicholas Mutu, who represents the Bomadi/Patani Federal Constituency of Delta State, is among those linked by the minister…

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Most NDDC contracts were given to N’Assembly members – Akpabio

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, says most of the contracts in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) are given to national assembly members. He spoke when he appeared before the house of representatives committee probing the commission. “We all know that most of the contracts at NDDC are given to members of the national assembly,” he said. He was then interrupted by the members of the committee who asked him to give clarifications on other issues. The minister responded: “I just told you that we have records to…

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