Forensic Audit: Over 500 Ghost Projects In NCDC

The acting managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei has alleged that the agency’s 2019 budget was padded with about 500 non-existing projects. Professor Pondei, who spoke to journalists in Port Harcourt on Tuesday, explained that a huge amount of money was appropriated for bogus projects. He was reacting to allegations of corruption levelled against the Commission’s interim management committee. Pondei, a Professor of Medicine at the Niger Delta University, was appointed by Buhari in February 2020. In October 2019, President Buhari ordered a forensic…

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