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JUST IN: NDDC Walks Out On House Of Reps Members At Investigative Hearing

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In this photo taken on July 14, 2020, acting Managing Director of the NDDC, Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei, reads from a paper during the agency’s 2019 budget defence at the National Assembly in Abuja. (Source- Channels)
    The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has walked out on lawmakers at an investigative hearing put together by the House of Representatives.

    The Commission on Thursday refused to make presentations before the House Committee on NDDC.

    According to the acting managing director of the NDDC, Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei, the Commission cannot partake an investigative hearing which is being presided over by the chairman of the committee who has been accused by the NDDC of hijacking the Commission’s projects.

    Professor Pondei was of the opinion that the NDDC will not get a fair hearing.

    Following the NDDC’s action, the committee resolved to issue a warrant of arrest compelling Professor Pondei to appear before the lawmakers and make a proper submission.

    (Channels)

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