Joy Nunieh the Former Managing Director of the NDDC made some shocking revelations against Sen. Godswill Akpabio, accusing him for corruption in the NDDC.
The former Managing Director of the Commission , Dr Gbene Joy Nunieh said out of the N81billion spent by the Commission between October last year to May this year only N8billion was expended by IMC under her leadership for the months period spent ( October 29, 2019 to February 18, 2020.
She alleged while answering questions from Journalists that Akpabio engineered her removal from office for failing to dance to his tunes as regards writing implicating Chairman , Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs , Peter Nwaoboshi on fraudulent contracts awards and executions .
She said, “the Minister did all manner of dirty things to forcefully remove me out of office like sponsoring the vandalisation of Agip Trunk A pipeline in Bayelsa as a way of making the unsuspecting public to believe that the youths in the area are angry with NDDC under her leadership.
“He even made frantic attempts to force me to swear to fetish oath which I vehemently refused before he succeeded in getting me out of the place for sole purpose of having his way to run the place the way he likes under the present team of IMC.
A member of the current IMC, Evangelist Caroline Nagbo debunked Nunieh’s claim, declaring that there was no time the Minister invited her or any other member of the IMC to take any oath of secrecy .
She said, ” As far as I am concerned , as a member of the current Interim Management Committee of NDDC, I took oath of allegiance and not oath of fetishism from any body. ”