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NDDC Shuts Down Headquarters Amid N40bn Fraud Probe

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The Niger Delta Development Commission () has shut down its headquarters amid an ongoing probe of the commission over alleged mismanagement of N40bn.

NDDC Shuts Down Headquarters Amid N40bn Fraud Probe
NDDC Shuts Down Headquarters Amid N40bn Fraud Probe

Odunews.com reports that the commission’s acting Finance Director, Etang Bassey Ibang, passed away  earlier today.

The reason for the shutdown of the office is unknown as at the time of filing this report.

The  closure  of the office was made known in a memo signed by the commission’s Human Resource Manager, .

The memo reads: “I am directed to inform all staff that management has approved that the commission be shut down for two weeks from today 28 May 2020.

“Consequently, all activities in the commission including ongoing matters are hereby shut down for the time being.

“Members of staff are to ensure that all electrical appliances in their offices are switched off before leaving the premises.

“The head security is by this memo directed to work out modalities to ensure the safety and security of the commission while director, the administration is requested to fumigate and decontaminate the entire offices and premises in the Headquarters during the period.

“Meanwhile staff are enjoined to go into self-isolation for two weeks as they await further directive from Management.”

The Senate on Wednesday restated its decision to probe the commission over an alleged misappropriation of N40bn

Adelowo Adegboyega
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