The House of Representatives has asked Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godwill Apkabio has been given a 48-hours ultimatum to publish, the name of house members who he alleged took contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
The Minister had made the statement at the hearing organized by the house of representative to probe the commission’s office for fraud, Akpabio accused some members of the 9th National Assembly of getting sixty percent of contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Ruling on a matter of privileges brought by Minority leader, Ndudi Elumelu, Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila said the Minister should publish the benefiting lawmakers, especially members of the 9th Assembly, the Tribune reports
He was reacting to a point of order brought under matters of breach of his privileges by the minority leader, Ndudi Elumelu.
Mr. Elumelu urged the house to invite Mr. Akpabio to mention those who got contracts from the NDDC.