The speaker of the house of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has given the minister of Niger Delta affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio to publish names of members of the National Assembly executing contracts with the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) or face the wrath of the parliament.
Gbajabiamila who isssued the ultimatum at the Tuesdays plenary of the House also warned that the lower chamber under his leadership “cannot and should not be subject to ridicule”
Recall that Akpabio had on monday at the ongoing investigation of the House into allegations of corruption against the interim management committee (IMC) of the NDDC alleged that “most of the contracts at the NDDC were given to National Assembly lawmakers”
But at the plenary, the speaker who was livid over the allegations from the minister said ” I am given the Honourable minister 24 hours to publish in the papers the names of the lawmakers, the contracts and their amounts and the companies given these contracts.