Niger Delta Development Commission to hold investigative hearing on corruption charges

Niger Delta Development Commission -NDDC has said it will hold an investigative hearing to unravel allegations of corruption and racketeering concerning the commission.

The commission has consequently set up a six-man committee headed by Director, Special Duties, Doctor Princewill Ekanim, to carry out the investigation.

At a meeting of the management committee of the commission in Port Harcourt, the Managing Director/CEO, Nsima Ekere, declared that it was imperative and urgent for the commission to find out what was true and what was not true about the allegations, in order to immediately tackle them.

Ekere, who expressed displeasure at all the stories of corruption surrounding the commission, said it was time to clean up the interventionist agency, in order to position it to effectively and efficiently facilitate sustainable regional development.

The Managing Director immediately inaugurated the Ekanim-led committee and urged it to work, without distraction, and submit its report within two weeks.

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