NDDC committee reiterates commitment to forensic audit



By Emmanuel Mogbede

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Interim Management Committee (IMC) says it is committed to ensuring efficient forensic audit of the commission as approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Dr Cairo Ojougboh, NDDC Executive Director of Projects, who disclosed this on Sunday in Abuja, said that the committee was poised to stop corruption in NDDC.

“You will recall that some times ago, governors of Niger Delta states visited President Buhari to complain that the NDDC had fallen short of what it was intended to be.

“Therefore, they asked the president to look into its affairs again, infact, one of the governors said the NDDC has become a conduit for fraud and a blueprint for cheating in the Niger Delta.

“Based on the complaints from the leaders of the Niger Delta, Mr President instructed that a Forensic Audit Committee should be set up to look into the management of the NDDC,” he said.

According to Ojougboh, the NDDC is currently indebted…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria