By Williams Anuku, Abuja
The upper chamber of the National Assembly has recommended for the dissolution of Interim Management Committee (IMC) of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
The recommendation followed the consideration of the report of the Ad-hoc committee investigating the alleged financial recklessness in NDDC on the floor of the Senate on Thursday headed by Senator Adetunmbi Olubunmi Ayodeji (Ekiti North).
Recall that the interim management of the NDDC has been having a running battle with the lawmakers, where there has been accusations and counter-accusation.
While the National Assembly has accused the IMC of squandering about N81 billion in eight months, the IMC and the Minister of Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio, accused the lawmakers of benefitting of more than 60 percents of contracts from NDDC.
In it recommendation, the Senate said that NDDC should be made to report to the President directly.
The upper chamber also recommended that the oversight of forensic of IMC should be transferred to the office of the Auditor General of the Federation.