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Sen. Akpabio Clashes With House of Reps

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, today, clashed with the House of Representatives Committee probing the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

The ugly incident happened when Senator Akpabio claimed that some contracts were given to some members of the National Assembly

The statement which angered the House of Representatives told him not to make such statement again.

Akpabio: "Most Of The Contracts In NDDC Are Awarded To National Assembly Members"

Chairman Of The Probe Committee : "Is ok Hon. Minister, Is ok, Is ok, Is ok Hon. Minister, Is ok, Don't talk again, off your mic".

It is believed that the Minister of Niger Delta is planning to expose the roles that some of the members of the National Assembly played in the said fraudulent activity in the NDDC.

As at the time of filing this report, Senator Akpabio is still testifying before the committee. 

Meanwhile, the Acting Managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Professor Daniel Keme Pondei collapsed before the House of Representatives Committee probing the commission.

Mr. Pondei has been rushed to the hospital.

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