In the on-going investigation panel which is a result of the allegations of corruption between the Minister of NDDC, Godswill Akpabio, and the former MD of NDDC, Joy Nunei over misappropriation of funds at the agency.
The lawmakers investigating the allegation of corruption in the NDDC urged Pondei and the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen Akpabio to appear before them today being Monday as they owe the nation an explanation.
However, after Olubunmi Tunji- Ojo stepped aside from the investigation panel saying all parties deserve a fair hearing, Hon. Thomas Ereyi-Tobi, the Deputy Chairman of the Committee took over to preside.
In the course of the on-going investigation panel of the House of Representatives Committee, Pondei slowly collapsed over his desk. He was immediately revived but seemed to lose and regain consciousness at intervals until he was moved out of the session.
The hearing has gone into recess for 30mins.