Pondei of power play, plots and uncommon platitudes


It’s a common contention among hunters that when a game runs awkwardly, you shoot awkwardly at it. The goings on in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) reminded me of that wisdom my grandfather shared with me. The acting Managing Director of the NDDC, Professor Kemebradikumo Daniel Pondei, employed that wisdom at the National Assembly on Monday when he collapsed under the weight of allegations of squandered NDDC funds that were under his care. However, not a few people believed that the acting MD was acting.

Pondei has so much to tell but he is like a gagged praise-singer. He has been sucked into a sordid power play. The Yoruba say dance is embedded in the belly of a cripple….

Source: Nigerian Tribune