Group Urges Buhari to Stop Looting in NDDC to Prove Fight Against Corruption is Genuine

Group Urges Buhari to Stop Looting in NDDC to Prove Fight Against Corruption is Genuine

For Positive Transformation Initiative, a non-governmental organisation, has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to stop the looting ongoing at the Niger Delta Development Commission to prove he is truly fighting corruption.

Series of looting and financial misappropriation have been exposed in the NDDC with the Acting Managing Director, Prof Kemebradikumo Pondei, and Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, unable to defend the spending of the commission.

Recall that Pondei had fainted during a public hearing to explain the financial misappropriation in the commission.

With deafening silence of the Presidency on the corruption and massive looting in the NDDC, AFPTI has urged the President to investigate and stop the looting of funds.

Kolawole Johnson, Head of Directorate of Research, Strategy and Programme of the group, said it was discouraging to suspect that government’s body language appears to be promoting, rewarding and protecting corruption in the NDDC.

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