The Senate has uncovered how the Interim Administration Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Improvement Fee (NDDC) shared the sum of N1billion amongst workers.
The company additionally gave the Nigeria Police N475 million, Day by day Belief reviews.
The sum was doled out as a COVID-19 reduction bundle and used for the acquisition of some gadgets.
On Thursday, the Purple Chamber commenced a probe into allegations of misappropriation of N40 billion by NDDC Interim Administration Committee (IMC).
The Chairman, Senate Advert hoc Committee on Investigation of the alleged Monetary Recklessness, Olubunmi Adetunmbi, gave a breakdown of how the fund was disbursed.
The senator mentioned N10 million was given to 1 workers, N7 million every to 2 workers and N5 million every to 3 workers.
N3 million every was given to 148 workers, N1.5 million every to 175 workers, N1 million every to 495 workers.
N600,000 every was given to 464 workers and N475 million to the Nigeria Police to purchase face masks and hand sanitizers.
Talking, NDDC Performing Managing Director, Kemebradikumo Pondei, defined that the cash was for COVID-19 reduction.
He mentioned they needed to “deal with the workers, who’re additionally the representatives of the individuals from the 9 states of the Niger Delta area”.
Pondei famous that the cash given to the police to purchase the gadgets was on request.
“We work very carefully with the police. With out them, we are able to’t work. A request from the Police excessive command was made to us and the administration checked out it and permitted.”
Pondei added that the Police haven’t “given us the document of how the cash was spent”.