Professor Daniel Pondei, the acting managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, fainted during a House of Representatives probe into the activities of the agency.
He was immediately revived and ferried out of the venue where the investigation which is chaired by House Committee on Niger Delta, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo held.
Pondei was fielding questions from a panel on the budget of the NDCC between February to date under this watch when he slumped. N81 billion is alleged to have been misappropriated by the agency.
The investigation was suspended for 15 minutes to enable the lawmakers to determine whether to continue or have it postponed.
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