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Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has confessed that many contacts of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC are awarded to members of the National Assembly.

He made the disclosure on Monday while answering questions at the ongoing probe by the House of Representatives committee.

According to Akpabio “Most of the contracts in NDDC are given out to the members of the National Assembly. If you don’t know, please ask the two chairmen.”

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Akpabio further explained that some Chairmen of committees on NDDC have slots in the budget.

He was, however, stopped from making further comments by some members, who were shouting “order, order.”

The House of Representatives is currently investigating NDDC over alleged fraud, mismanagement of funds, among others.

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Hammed Tajudeen is the editor in-chief of Blaze News, holds Higher National Diploma(HND) in Mass Communication, graduated from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree.

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