Spokesperson of House of Representatives, Hon. Benjamin Kalu has said the House has completed the probe into the activities of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
He also added that the House committee of NDDC did a thorough job which he participated in, stating that report has been submitted to the general House which will receive the needed attention after the ongoing budget considerations and eventually submitted to the Executive for necessary action.
Speaking with newsmen in Umuahia after expanded caucus meeting of the APC on Friday, the Bende federal constituency representative further said Umuahia-Bende-Ohafia is receiving adequate attention today several decades after its collapse.
While expressing regret over the hardship people of the area have faced over the years, Hon. Kalu said he lobbied and approached the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola whom he said was kind to have given it the needed attention by presenting it before the Federal Executive Council (FEC) where the sum of N12bn was approved for the road.
The lawmaker expressed gratitude to the Ministry for approving N2.3bn for commencement of work on the road, expressing optimism that in due course it will be completed.
While expressing the readiness of the 9th National Assembly to maintain the January-December budget calendar, he said in no distant time the 2021 budget will be passed into law.
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