The dramatic second performing Managing Director of the Niger Delta Improvement Fee, Daniel Pondei, fainted has been revealed.
He fainted because the Home of Representatives committee on NDDC grilled him on Monday.
The committee is in its fourth day of public listening to because it investigates alleged monetary misappropriation on the company.
Pondei had been grilled for over an hour and when he slowly slumped over his desk, showing too faint.
As soon as he was noticed, a number of individuals current on the listening to rushed to his support, propping him up and making an attempt to stabilise him, with the proceedings halted.
He then gave the impression to be in a seizure with a person, holding open his mouth as others held him upright. After he appeared to regain and lose composure intermittently, he was moved out of the session.
The event led to a short dialogue in regards to the subsequent step to take. A transfer to have the session adjourned was shouted earlier than the Deputy Chairman of the Committee known as for a 30-minute recess.
Lawmakers investigating corruption allegations within the NDDC had on Friday summoned Pondei and the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, to look earlier than them at present (Monday) because the nation sought to grasp how budgetary allocations to the company had been spent.
The controversy had seen robust allegations of corruption traded between the Minister and the previous MD of the NDDC, Joi Nunei, who appeared earlier than the lawmakers by way of Zoom on Friday.