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Acting Chairman of NDDC, Pondei has collapsed in the ongoing house committee public hearing on NDDC,

Prof. Daniel Pondei was responding to allegations of 1.5billion financial misappropriation when he suddenly collapsed and couldn’t respond to questions from the chairman of the probe panel.

Earlier, the Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission, Mr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has recused himself from the ongoing investigation of the commission.

The Interim Management Committee of the NDDC had last week requested that Tunji-Ojo should not preside over the probe as he had also been accused of “crime” against the commission.

Top officials of the NDDC had staged a walkout on the panel on Thursday.

The Acting Managing Director of The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Daniel Pondei, had led a walk out on the House of Representatives Committee on Niger Delta.

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