Delta Monarch Demands Akpabio’s Resignation

He said Akpabio’s continued stay in office was damaging the anti-graft war of President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Senator Godswill Akpabio is the minister of Niger Delta / Photo credit: sunnewsonline.com
Senator Godswill Akpabio is the minister of Niger Delta / Photo credit: sunnewsonline.com

The traditional ruler of Seimbiri Kingdom in Delta State, His Majesty, Charles Ayemi-Botu, has demanded for the resignation of the Minister for Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, over the financial scandals engulfing the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

The royal father who spoke at a media briefing in Warri on Thursday, expressed hope that the resignation would help reduce tension that building up in the region over the mismanagement of funds at the NDDC.

READ ALSO: COVID-19: We Used N1.5bn To Care For Ourselves – NDDC MD

He said Akpabio’s continued stay in office was damaging the anti-graft war of President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

With accusations coming from Akpabio and counter accusations from members of the National Assembly and former governor, the Delta monarch described the minister as coming across as someone neck deep in corruption.

Written by The Interview Editors

The Interview is a niche publication, targeting leaders and aspiring leaders in business, politics, entertainment, sports, arts, the professions and others within society’s upper middle class and high-end segment in Nigeria.

Nigeria's COVID-19 positive cases up to 57,437 / Photo credit: Vanguardngr.com

17 More Nigerians Die From COVID-19

Governor Babagana of Borno State / Photo credit: channelstv.com

Borno Gets New Garrison Commander After Attack On Governor’s Convoy