PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI RECEIVES NDDC REPORT, VOWS TO TO INVESTIGATE, PROSECUTE AND RECOVER STOLEN FUNDS IN NDDC ~ The Scoper Media

 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday formally received the report of the Forensic Audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), with a vow to implement to the letter, recommendations of the report, saying,” the Federal Government will initiate criminal investigation, prosecute and recover all funds not properly utilized for the public purposes for which they were meant for.”

He maintained that, “the Federal Government will without hesitation, strategically implement all aspect of the report that will promote probity and greater prosperity for the people of the Niger Delta Region and Nigeria as a whole.”

Speaking through his Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, who received the report on his behalf, from the Minister, Niger Delta Affairs Ministry, Senator Godswill Akpabio, Buhari thanked the Minister, the Auditors and the security agencies for doing a good job for the nation by seeing through the success of the exercise.

“From 2001 to 2020, over Three Trillion Naira have been given to the NDDC in terms of budgetary allocation and over Two Trillion Naira from Statutory and non Statutory sources have been given to the NDDC, yet nothing commensurate is on ground to justify the allocations”, he declared

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