At present there is a video in circulation showing how the Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Kemebradikumo Pondei fainted while being grilled by members of the House of Representatives Committee led by Thomas Ereyitomi over alleged financial mismanagement at the NDDC.
This incident happened during his appearance before the committee probing the commission.
Meanwhile, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has disclosed that the NDDC Acting Chairman, Pondei will not appear before the committee again.
The Speaker made this known at the resumption of the session following the adjournment due to collapse of Mr. Pondei. He stated that the committee will adopt the written response of the NDDC MD.
Gbajabiamila said this while responding to questions after the NDDC boss collapsed and rushed out for medical attention
According to him, “There would be no need for the MD of NDDC to appear anymore since he has submitted a written response.”