By Mike Odiegwu, Port Harcourt
The Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Worldwide has called on the Federal Government and the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to immediately publish the report of the commission’s forensic audit.
The IYC in a statement signed by its President, Deacon Timothy Igbifa, recalled that in February 2020, the federal government initiated a holistic forensic investigation of the commission’s financial activities from 2001 to 2019 with a view to sanitising and optimising the operations of the NDDC.
“But it has been one year that the investigations started. It is time to publish the report of this investigation. Every audit has a lifespan and we think that one year is more than enough to complete the audit of NDDC and publish the report,” he said.
He said the IYC and other stakeholders would no longer allow the ongoing aberration and leadership confusion in NDDC with flagrant abuse of the Act establishing the commission…