NewsExpress banner Firstbank Verve banner Fidelity bank card banner Umm Sulaim's Thoughts Camano banner

Reps urge Minister to dissolve 3-man NDDC Interim Board

By News Express on 14/11/2019

Gmail icon

Views: 377

•Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio
•Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio

The House of Representatives has called on the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, to dissolve the three-man interim board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

Ossai Nicholas Ossai (PDP, Delta) presented a Motion on Matters of Public Importance at the plenary on Wednesday titled, “Urgent need to stop the illegality in Niger Delta Development Commission”.

Ossai noted that the constitution of the interim leadership by the minister contravenes the law establishing the Commission.

According to him, section 8 of NDDC Act provides that its management and administration shall be the responsibility of its Governing Board.

He explained that “the governing board of the Commission included the Chairman, the Managing Director and the other members with the powers to manage and supervise the affairs of the Commission making rules and regulations for effective functioning of the Commission.”

He stressed that “concerned that on the 29th of October after the Senate Committee on the Niger Delta had screened the President’s nominees and in the same day the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs inaugurated an interim committee to midwife the Commission’s forensic audit.”

Representative Ossai therefore advised the Senate to discontinue attending to the budget process of the Commission and urged the House of Representatives Committee to do the same.

 

Source News Express

Posted 14/11/2019 05:30:43 AM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Abuja residents, motorists decry traffic gridlock during entry...

Trump to refocus U.S. relationship with Africa

US boosts war against Boko Haram, sends military...

Strike: Varsity students plan indefinite protest as ultimatum...

Buhari fires Accountant General over N2.5 billion security...

Senate confirms 43 ministerial nominees today

Again, hoodlums vandalise Melaye’s constituency project in Kogi...

Information Minister Labaran Maku a serial blackmailer —Lagos...

Shell worried over Britain's possible exit from the...

Buhari seeks global support to fight Boko Haram...

Pastor Adeboye’s visit will bring an end to...

25 days to 2013 South Africa Cup of...

 

Latest News BREAKING: Blow to Oshiomhole as IGP orders suspension of Edo APC Mega Rally 4 Nigerians, 11 others charged in US for $18m fraud scheme Tension in Edo over APC mega rally •Angry youths shake Benin City, set bonfires NUJ declares support for Punch Editorial on Buhari Yes, Wike has conquered River State, but there is hope — Tonye Princewill 14.3m Nigerians addicted to drugs, says health minister 45 doctors dump Anambra Teaching Hospital Nigerian bags 3rd highest national British honour The military that conquered Nigeria in 1966 still in effective control – Opadokun Army says video on soldiers killing work of IPOB Six people killed in Rivers community – Police Two INEC staff bag 21 years each for collecting bribe

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (571,731 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (456,556 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (406,507 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (341,494 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (307,821 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (292,187 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (261,313 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (260,402 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (241,840 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (228,354 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (204,026 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (200,389 views)

 

CBN milk production

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (112) Business & Economy (4,620) Business Verdict (89) Columnists (1,157) Complaints & Requests (98) Enterprise & Opportunities (221) Entertainment (718) Features (855) Global Business Monitor (498) ICT Monitor (73) International (4,321) Interview (219) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (178) Maggie's Blog (514) News (55,167) Opinion (1,440) Pidgin (18) Politics (11,882) Religion (1,133) Sports (2,255) Stock Watch (41) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera