Heavily Armed police officers, about 20 of them, has surrounded the home of the former interim managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Joy Nunieh in Port Harcourt.
“They arrived around 4am this morning,mounting blockage everywhere,” Nunieh told PREMIUM TIMES, Thursday morning.
“I am inside my house, I can’t leave for Abuja where I am scheduled to appear today before the House of Representatives Investigative hearing on NDDC,” she added.
Nunieh said she contacted the police commissioner in Port Harcourt over the invation of her home, but the commissioner said her office and her officials were not briefed on such development.
It is recalled that Nunieh and the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, recently engaged each other in war of words over corruption allegations in NDDC.
It is suspectted that Mr Akpabio may have a hand in the police invasion of her private residence.