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NDDC: Heavy security at NASS ahead of Akpabio’s appearance

Niger Delta

There is serious Security presence at the National Assembly on Monday, ahead of Senator Godswill Akpabio appearance before the House of Representatives committee on Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

GbaramatuVoice gathered that the committee is probing alleged financial misappropriation at the development agency.

Akpabio, who is the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, has been accused of corruption and sexual harassment by the former acting Managing Director of the NDDC, Joy Nunieh,

Although, the former governor of Akwa Ibom State had denied the accusations.

Nunieh appeared before the Reps committee on Friday via teleconferencing.

It is not clear yet whether Akpabio will appear in person or via electronic means.

The committee will be focused on the forensic audit of the NDDC ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Current acting Managing Director of the agency, Daniel Pondei, is also expected to appear before the committee today.

The session is scheduled to start at 11 am.

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