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SENATE ASKS PRESIDENT BUHARI TO SACK NDDC’S INTERIM MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

SENATE APPROVES PRESIDENT BUHARI’S $5.513BN EXTERNAL LOAN REQUEST

The Senate has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Professor Keme-bradi-kumo Pondei-led Interim Management Committee, IMC of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

This was based on the alleged financial recklessness in the commission, while it also called refund of the 4.923billion Naira the current IMC paid to staff and contractors without approvals as well breached the procurement process.

The Senate decided on this after it considered and adopted the recommendations of its “Ad hoc Committee on the investigation of the alleged financial recklessness in the NDDC.

It also recommended that for proper supervision, the NDDC should be returned to the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, as was the case before the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, under Senator Godswill Akpabio took charge.