The House of Representatives Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has issued a warrant of arrest on the acting Managing Director of the NDDC, Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei over money laundering by the house of Representatives.
The resolution was made after Pondei and his team, walked out on legislators investigating the alleged N40 billion irregular expenditure in the commission
“I want to refer this committee as well as the invited guests to section 60 which says that, the Senate or the House of Representatives shall have powers to regulate its own procedure.
“It is within the parameters of the law that the house regulates its activities, this is a committee affair and not a personalised affair.
“I want to move that this committee invokes the provisions of section 89 of the Constitution and invoke our powers on a warrant of arrest to compel the agency to come and answer how they have administered the money appropriated to them,