The brand new workplace complicated of the Niger Delta Improvement Fee (NDDC) is value N16billion, however the inside has no furnishings but.
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday inaugurate the complicated on Thursday.
Niger Delta Minister, Godswill Akpabio, made the announcement whereas briefing newsmen in Port Harcourt on Tuesday.
Akpabio mentioned that the constructing which began in 1996 witnessed gradual tempo of labor till Buhari’s intervention in 2019.
“The highway to completion of the over N16 billion NDDC workplace edifice began after I visited the constructing in 2019 and learnt that the undertaking commenced 25 years in the past in 1996.
“After the go to, I briefed President Buhari and instructed him that we will make the constructing the focal achievement in his effort to reposition NDDC”, NAN quoted him as saying.
Akpabio mentioned that though the constructing had been accomplished he would nonetheless meet with the Federal Govt Council to approve a contract for the furnishing of the complete workplace area.
The minister criticized previous NDDC administrations and boards for allegedly failing to finish the workplace.
Akpabio mentioned they most popular to pay N300 million yearly to lease its outdated workplace.
He added that for over 15 years, the NDDC’s outdated workplace was not related to the Nationwide Grid (public electrical energy).
The minister linked the state of affairs to earlier administration choice for buy of diesel to energy mills.