By Emem Idio
THE Urohobo Isoko Alliance for Niger Delta Advancement, UIANDA, has frowned at what they described as “unnecessary and domineering influence” of the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio over the affairs of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.
According to the group, it was time Akpabio allow the management of the NDDC to function as an independent commission without interference, adding that the removal of the supervision of the NDDC from the presidency was the greatest undoing to the commission.
The group in a statement by its Spokesperson Comrade Oghenerome Justice, while calling on President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly to revert the supervision of the NDDC to the presidency, regretted that the Minister was not making any effort to ensure the inauguration of a substantive board.
He said, “What we are saying is that the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio’s influence…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper