The Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission has presented a conflicting record of N1.1bn in its submission to the Senate ad hoc investigative panel
Record of the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation showed that the Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission spent N2.1bn on public communication between October 2019 and May 2020.
According to source,under the Joi Nunieh leadership as managing director Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission spent N17m between October 31, 2019 and February 18, 2020, while the IMC under Prof. Daniel Pondei, spent the rest between February 19 and May 31, 2020.
The management in its record, under IMC-1, spent N17m on media outreach, while the Expanded IMC spent a more significant amount of N1.1bn in the NDDC records.”
Apart from that, the CBN, OAGF and the management presented three different payments by the NDDC between October 31, 2019 and May this year.
Recall that Senate and the House of Representatives resolved to investigate members of the Interim Management Committee of the NDDC over allegations of mismanaging N40 billion within 3 months.
The senate has asked the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to refund the N4.923 billion alleged illegal payments made to staff of the commission and contractors in breach of the procurement process.