NDDC spokesman, Charles Odili reacts to allegations in opposition to the fee.
The Niger Delta Improvement Fee (NDDC) has stated that a number of plots meant to derail the forensic audit ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari will fail.
Talking in an interview on the NDDC headquarters in Port Harcourt, its Director Company Affairs, Mr. Charles Odili, stated that the allegations in opposition to the Interim Administration Committee had been deliberate falsehood orchestrated to undermine the on-going forensic audit train.
“When this IMC got here in with the mandate to drive the forensic audit, it was effectively conscious that it’ll have enemies. There are some individuals who have unjustly benefitted from the system who shall be delivered to e-book. They’re the individuals preventing again. Folks like this don’t have another arsenal apart from to resort to the media as a result of the media provides them house to vent their venom.
“Once you say you need to perform a forensic audit, it’s a delicate matter. It requires a whole lot of braveness and forthrightness. It places you at a sure pedestal the place you’re most certainly going to be judged by individuals you need to examine,” a press release quoted him as saying.
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Whereas describing as ‘completely untrue’ the a number of allegations in opposition to the fee, Odili famous that IMC didn’t spend N200 billion in two months opposite to claims in some quarters.
He famous that the IMC acquired N33billion in three months, out of which N22billion has been spent.
NDDC’s spokesman defined that the bills coated funds to distributors and suppliers like inns, and contractors, particularly these owed N50 million and under.
Reacting to challenge of scammers duping members of the general public within the guise of aiding them with agricultural loans, Odili suggested those that have real companies with the NDDC to at all times go to the fee’s official web site and different social media handles.
“We got reports from Rivers and Bayelsa states stating that some persons are asking unsuspecting members of the public to pay a certain amount of money so that that they can have access to a loan facility in the Agriculture and Fisheries Directorate of the NDDC,” he stated.