The Nationwide Affiliation of Nigerian Scholars (NANS), has threatened to reveal extra corrupt practices on the Niger Delta Building Fee (NDDC).
This was once, whilst, the scholars’ apex frame in Nigeria also known as on President Muhammad Buhari, to face on his floor and make sure that the forensic audit of the Fee was once now not sabotaged.
World President of NANS, Comrade Danielson Bamidele Akpan, in a observation on Saturday, showed the unravel of Nigerian scholars to embark on mass motion, will have to somebody or workforce of individuals try to disrupt the forensic audit.
“Forensic audit isn’t negotiable, any try by way of any individual or workforce of individuals whose sharp practices within the fee is to frustrate the continued forensic audit shall be met by way of mass motion of Nigerian Scholars”, Akpan stated.
He wired that, the end result of the forensic audit would convey an finish to the times of perpetual corruption within the fee and thereafter making the budget serve the folk of the area.
Former Ag. Managing Director (MD) of the Fee, Ms. Pleasure Nunieh, has additionally made some allegations in opposition to the overseeing Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio.
However the NANS President, in his observation, lambasted Ms. Nunieh, describing her movements as conniving with enemies of the Niger Delta, to without end stay the area in a state of underdevelopment.
Akpan stated, the daring transfer by way of Senator Akpabio “has transform a constant danger of industrial extinction to those that have, over time, made brisk industry portfolio from the contracts of NDDC. This will likely certainly generate dust and dirt from the perpetrators which the honourable Minister and the ones tasked by way of Mr. President should be ready for”.
He stated the scholar frame was once alarmed at the most recent twist and outburst from Ms. Nunieh, questioning “why some of these allegations and drama she is performing weren’t staged when she was once in place of business because the Performing MD of the Fee”.
Akpan wired that, Ms. Nuneih’s “assault at the character of Senator Godswill Akpabio is noticed as designed in connivance with the detractors who she firstly known as detractors whilst she served as performing MD.
“The similar individuals who have been hell bent on flattening the promoters of the forensic audit from the inception have transform worried by way of the dedication and unravel to push at the task to fruition as directed by way of Mr. President. Ms. Nunieh has unexpectedly transform good friend with them and now their primary persona within the script.
“The individual of Senator Godswill Akpabio who from our evaluation is upright and has contributed immensely to construction of democracy in Nigeria, as Governor of Akwa Ibom State, the developmental initiatives he carried out and his nationalistic attributes are testimonial”, he added.
Akpan described as false, the allegation of diversion of scholarship fund, stressing that it was once the present control of NDDC that harkened to the cry of Nigerian scholars who find out about in another country and have been stranded for years, for loss of budget.
“As stakeholders within the Niger Delta, our frustration is that our scholars which were stranded in a foreign country simply on account of the fee’s failure to pay their college charges that have been duly budgeted for within the fee finances since 2016 which was once most effective rescued during the intervention of the current IMC underneath Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei. The similar Pass over Nunieh has unnoticed the attraction of scholars and left them to undergo till Prof. Pondei got here in.
“We’re acutely aware of the brave efforts by way of Dr. Cairo Ojuigbo, the Government Director Mission as the one member of the IMC who prioritized the fee and visitation of Nigerian Scholars underneath the Fee’s scholarship scheme. As a peace mechanism, he started the processes of mediation to soothe the sentiments of abandonment of the most efficient brains within the area despatched on international scholarships.
“As a company, we’re mindful he for my part facilitated the fee of exceptional college charges that saved our scholars stranded in more than a few nations and introduced to wait probably the most commencement ceremonies”, Comrade Akpan submitted.