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NDDC: Akpabio, Pondei, Under Investigation Over Corruption Allegations Of Diversion Of Public Funds - EFCC

 


An investigation into the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio; and the acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Prof Kemebradikumo Pondei, Over Corruption allegations of diversion of public funds, has kicked off.


This position was made known by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)  in an invitation letter addressed to a group, Foundation for True Freedom and Good Governance, led by activist, Deji Adeyanju.


The Commission in its letter signed by the Head, Economic Governance Section, Adebayo Adeniyi, dated August 14, 2020, with reference number 3000/EFCC/ABJ/HQ/EG/T.6/Vol4/044, is titled, ‘Re: Request for Investigation of Godswill Akpabio, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, and Prof. Daniel Pondei, acting MD NDDC over Corruption Allegations of Diversion of Public Funds’.


It was revealed in the letter issued by the anti-graft agency that it was indeed probing the NDDC and called on Adeyanju to come to clarify some of the allegations.


The letter read in part, “We write to acknowledge the receipt of your petition dated August 3, 2020 in respect of the above subject and to inform you that investigation into the case has commenced.


“In view of the above, you are kindly requested to attend an interview with the undersigned through the O/C team six on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at EFCC headquarters third floor.”


It would be recalled that the leadership of the NDDC is currently being probed by the National Assembly for allegedly mismanaging N80bn.


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