Browsing: Senator Godswill Akpabio

Speaking at the Radio Nigeria morning interview program; Politics Nationwide, on Tuesday, Akpabio said,” let me assure my people in the Niger Delta Region that when the report of the Forensic Audit is received by President Muhammadu Buhari, and the NDDC board inaugurated, with guidelines based on the recommendations of the Auditors, we would all be happy for it, because the Commission will become bankable and able to access international loan facilities for development purposes.”

The young man did not completely speak to the gallery. At a certain point, he chose to speak from his heart. If the expectation of those who invited him was that he would continuously talk down on the sitting governor, Udom Emmanuel, they were slightly disappointed. Huge applause succeeded every derisive comment he made about the governor. Then suddenly, silence descended on the crowd; followed by muffled laughter.

In a press statement made available to newsmen in Abuja, the group, with headquarters in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, stated that, “rather than vilify Akpabio for making the trip through the creeks, he should be commended and encouraged to do more for the peace of the region.”

The Interim Administrator of the NDDC,  Efiong Akwa made the promise when a delegation from the NDDC Chapter and Rivers State Branch Executive of NIM paid him a courtesy call at the Commission’s headquarters in Port Harcourt.

Those were the words of the Minister of Niger Delta Ministry, Senator Godswill Akpabio, while speaking at the birthday Celebration Mass presided over by the Auxiliary Bishop of the Catholic Arch Diocese, Abuja, Most Rev. Anselm Umoren, organized to appreciate God for keeping his wife, Unoma Godswill Akpabio, to witness her 50th birthday.

Akpabio stated this during the graduation ceremony of trainees, drawn from the nine Niger Delta states, in Computer Skills Acquisition programme, at the Law Auditorium of the Rivers State University, Port Harcourt.

Senator Akpabio, who inaugurated the commencement of the field visits of projects sites during the Strategic Capacity Building workshop of the commission at Ibom Icon Hotels and Golf Resort in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, said that the 16 field auditors would now begin to identify and verify the projects across the Niger Delta region.

Similarly, the former Senate Minority Leader has threatened legal action against the purveyors of the news in order to clear his name and that of Malami from the malicious publication