Oil communities, organization vary on sacking Akpabio, IMC
WARRI – Host groups of Nigeria, HOSCON, and equity meeting, a coalition of campaigners in Niger Delta have disagreed on the call for to sack the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, and interim control Committee, Niger Delta improvement fee, NDDC, over stunning revelations of fraud and maladministration on the investigative listening to by the countrywide meeting.
At the same time as fairness meeting, led by way of Hon Ernest Archibong, stated: “Senator Akpabio and coping with Director of NDDC, Prof Keme Pondei have now not been convicted of any crime and need to retain with their jobs,” HOSCON, in a assertion by using the country wide Director of Media and publicity, chief Monday Whiskey, countered, pronouncing they should be sacked.
In keeping with Hon Archibong: “President Muhammadu Buhari’s position that the ongoing forensic auditing and other investigations on NDDC ought to be coordinated and concluded before any action can be taken is the precise issue to do, now not calling for the dismissal of every person due to the fact nobody has been determined guilty of any crime.”
But, the country wide management, country chairmen, adolescents and decided on leaders from 10 oil-producing states, who met nowadays, demanded: “instantaneous inauguration of the already screened and showed NDDC Board through the national assembly below the chairmanship Dr. Pius Odubu to place a prevent to wanton wastage and outright stealing this is ongoing currently on the commission.”
Chief Whiskey stated in the announcement: “We (HOSCON) are no longer at ease with the multi-billion naira fraud that has bedevilled NDDC underneath the kangaroo three-member IMC main to wastage of over N80 billion.”