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NDDC: They sought after N10bn bonus, Akpabio hijacked Buhari’s audit – Pleasure Nunieh

A former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Building Fee (NDDC), Pleasure Nunieh, has published how she was once requested to approve N10billion as Christmas bonus.

She made the revelation on Friday in her testimony ahead of the Area of Representatives committee on NDDC probe.

Nunieh, who testified by means of teleconference, famous that her rejection was once a part of why she was once sacked.

She stated throughout her tenure, no palliatives got, the primary time in NDDC historical past.

“I didn’t give out Christmas palliatives. I used to be underneath drive to convey N10billion – N1billion consistent with state – however I refused. NDDC labored all the way through December. There was once no ruin aside from on public vacations,” she stated.

Nunieh alleged that Niger Delta Minister, Godswill Akpabio, hijacked NDDC forensic audit ordered by way of President Muhammadu Buhari.

She additional claimed Akpabio advised her to put in writing a letter to him.

Nunieh disclosed that the previous Akwa Ibom governor gave her a draft; “that I must put it on my letterhead. In that letter, I used to be intended to put in writing about many of the corporations…(that) Senator Nwaoboshi owned the 98 corporations”.

She denied declaring that Nwaboshi was once the lawmaker accumulating N1billion from the NDDC.

“I stated ‘how can a person be accumulating N1 billion each month?’ The case of senator Nwaoboshi is the case of the 98 information which I used to be intended to put in writing about. What I met was once now not precisely what was once occurring.”

Nunieh added that Akpabio insisted that he would supervise the forensic audit.

“I reminded him and confirmed him the letter that the president had written, that there’s no manner lets spend the cash that was once in our finances. I wish to inform the arena that I by no means did any employment. I by no means gave out a unmarried contract from NDDC”.

On contracts, Nunieh stated she by no means were given any cash from contractors

“I’m really not corrupt. I will be able to say ahead of the arena that I’m probably the most unpopular MD ever that got here to NDDC. The cash of the folk of Niger Delta is blood cash, I refused to the touch it”, the previous MD added.

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