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FORENSIC Audit Report Implementation Will Reposition NDDC-Akpabio

FORENSIC Audit Report Implementation Will Reposition NDDC-Akpabio

Business, Economy
The Honourable Minister, Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, CON, has stated that it is important that the ongoing Forensic Audit is concluded and handed over to Mr. president as the recommendations and outcome of the exercise would be implemented by the new board that would be inaugurated soon to reposition the NDDC for effective service delivery in the region. The Minister said this during a live Radio Nigeria Audience participatory programme organized as part of the activities marking the second term of the Buhari Administration on Tuesday 29thJune, 2021 at the Radio House in Abuja. Akpabio stated that “people are commending Mr. President for the efforts, the delay notwithstanding, when the exercise is completed, NDDC cannot be the same again. We have solid...
President Buhari Determined To Change The Story In Niger Delta Region- Akpabio

President Buhari Determined To Change The Story In Niger Delta Region- Akpabio

Economy, News
The Honourable Minister, Ministry of Niger Delta affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, CON, has reiterated that President Muhammadu Buhari is determined to change the story of the Niger Delta Region from having to bear decades of decay in infrastructures to that of access to services and infrastructural development. Senator Akpabio made this statement when he met with the Charge ‘d’ Affaires of the Embassy of Ireland to Nigeria Mr. Conor Finn and his team who paid him a courtesy visit in his office in Abuja on Thursday 24th June 2021. The Minister noted that the people of the Niger Delta region have had to bear with strive violence and deprivation since 1956 when oil was first discovered in Oloibiri Bayelsa State. The former Akwa Ibom Governor said pollution in most areas ...
Special Operations Unit of NPF Headquarters for NDR to be Inaugurated Soon-Akpabio

Special Operations Unit of NPF Headquarters for NDR to be Inaugurated Soon-Akpabio

News
The Honourable Minister, Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs (MNDA), Senator Godswill Akpabio, CON, has disclosed that the Ministry would soon invite the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and stakeholders to the inauguration of the ‘Special Operations Unit of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) Headquarters in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, as part of measures to support the security infrastructure, sustain peace and socio-economic development within the region. The Minister made this statement when he received the National Secretary of the Interim Caretaker Committee of the APC, Sen. Akpan James Udohedehen, yesterday, in his office, in Abuja. Sen. Akpabio who expressed his believe on party supremacy, said: “We recognize the fact that without the presence of the part...
Senator Akpabio’s Purported Two Hours Detention By The EFCC: Another Piece Of Fabrication By Sahara Reporters

Senator Akpabio’s Purported Two Hours Detention By The EFCC: Another Piece Of Fabrication By Sahara Reporters

Politics
The attention of the Honourable Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, CON has been drawn to a defamatory article written by SAHARA REPORTERS titled: “How EFCC detained Godswill Akpabio for two hours after attempting to bribe Agency Chairman with $350,000.” For the information of the general public, the Honourable Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio has no reason to offer bribe to the new Chairman of the EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa and never did. On Wednesday, April 14, 2021 the Honourable Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio through a telephone call sought audience with the new Chairman of the EFCC to discuss the transfer of funds belonging to the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) in respect of the 3% statutory remi...
All NDDC Contracts must henceforth be verified before payment-Akpabio

All NDDC Contracts must henceforth be verified before payment-Akpabio

Economy
The Honourable Minister, Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, CON, has directed that all contract papers for payment must be submitted to the Field Forensic Auditors in the appropriate States for verification before payment by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The Minister gave this directive when he flagged off Project Site Verification exercise by NDDC Forensic Auditors in the nine States of the Niger Delta region recently at Ibom Icon Hotel/Resorts, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Akpabio revealed that the exercise, which was in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s desire for the development and sustenance of peace in Niger Delta region would establish amongst others, the exact status of all contracts for projects and services classified into ...
Judge Me By My Legacies Not What My Critics Say-Akpabio

Judge Me By My Legacies Not What My Critics Say-Akpabio

News
The Honourable Minister, Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, CON, has stated that he desires to be judged by the legacies he leaves behind and not by the amount of critics. The Minister stated this during the courtesy visit on the Conferment of Distinguished UNICAL Ambassador Award on him by the Unical Alumni, yesterday in his office Abuja. Sen. Akpabio said the award is not ordinary but an uncommon award that recognized his antecedents despite so much blackmailing, and character assassination in politics even when the best of intentions are misinterpreted, thereby turning white to black. According to him, “you look through, you said in spite of the blackmail against this man in the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, he still remains one of our bes...

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