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I never asked for probe of South-South Governors – Akpabio

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The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has denied studies claiming he requested South-South Governors, to account for the over N56 trillion acquired from the federation’s account since 1999.

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Akpabio reportedly made the decision in the course of the inauguration of the Niger Delta Growth Fee (NDDC) headquarters secretariat in Port Harcourt final month.

It pressured the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, to ask the Minister to thoughts his language whereas talking about governors within the zone.

However delivering a keynote handle on Friday on the NDDC Strategic Capability Workshop/Retreat in Uyo, Akwa Ibom, Akpabio insisted he couldn’t have made such a name as a result of that might have meant indicting himself.

“I used to be governor for eight years. So if I known as for the governors to render an account, it, due to this fact, implies that I’m indicting myself.

“The social media picks the improper factor and a governor within the South-South was mentioned to have reacted to it. In fact, I needed to maintain quiet as a result of there was no want to reply.

“So I’m advising personalities to watch out what you choose from the social media. It isn’t the very best supply to choose info from,” Akpabio mentioned.

I by no means requested for probe of South-South Governors – Akpabio

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