August 13, 2020

NDDC N40b Probes :House Committee Chairman Steps Down.

It could be recalled that there were several allegations of embezzlement to the top officials of the Niger Delta Development Commission.
An ongoing investigation public hearing is being chaired by the deputy chairman of the committee due to some corruption allegations against the committee chairman, Tunji Ojo.
Before the commencement of the ongoing investigative hearing Mr, Tunji said that ” as a federal lawmaker he had kept his integrity in sera vice of the people and would continue to doa so.

“I am not a president or governor and so I do not enjoy immunity; if you have a case against me, send to the relevant security agencies and if I have a case to answer, I will appear.

“I read in a national newspaper where the IMC accused me of being on a revenge mission; this is not true; has investigation is about the emancipation of the Niger Delta people.

“This is not about any individual but the good of the Niger Delta people and so I step aside as chairman to allow all party has a sense of free and fair hearing,” he said.

NAN reports that “the ongoing investigative public hearing is now being chaired by the Deputy Chairman of the committee, Rep. Thomas Ereyitomi.