LEDAP sues Akpabio, others over NDDC ‘interim committee’

The Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) has instituted a suit before a Federal High Court, Abuja challenging the powers of the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, to constitute an interim management team to run the affairs of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Akpabio had told reporters in Abuja last week that the interim committee was to prepare ground for the new Board and supervise the forensic audit which the President had ordered some weeks ago. According to him, “we are not against forensic audit of NDDC…

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