- Joy Nunieh is opening up after her home was surrounded by security operatives
- The former NDDC MD while narrating her ordeal said Godswill Akpabio can not kill her
- Security operatives had surrounded Nunieh's house preventing anyone from both going in or out
The crises rocking the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has continued to take dramatic turns.
The former managing director of the NDDC, Joy Nunieh, is opening up about how her home in Port Harcourt was surrounded by security operatives just before she was rescued by Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike.
Nunieh blamed Godswill Akpabio for the invasion of her residence, adding that the minister of Niger Delta Affairs can not kill her, TheCable reports.
The ex-NDDC MD narrating her ordeal to reporters at the government house in Port Harcourt, said she called Governor Wike when she learned there were people at her gate.
Speaking further Nunieh noted that the operatives broke her gate around 6 am and the commissioner of police alleged he didn’t know anything about it.
She said: “At about 6:00am, they broke the gate. Then, Senator Magnus Abe now called me and said he had reached the commissioner of police; he said he didn’t know anything about it.
“The CP called me and I sent him my address and he came. They told me the CP was downstairs, but the CP wasn’t down. I think it was the deputy commissioner of police. So, I opened the door and they wanted to grab me; I now pushed back the door, locked it and went upstairs. I got through to my governor. They tried to break the backdoor, it is a security door and they kept hitting it for over one hour but they couldn’t get access."
Nunieh while expressing her gratitude to Wike for coming to her rescue, alleged that Akpabio prevented her from testifying but her lawyers have taken up the issue.
“I am sure my lawyers will be working on my next step as we speak. I don’t think that Akpabio can kill me; definitely, he can’t,” she said.
This is coming after Governor Wike stopped security operatives from arresting the ex-NDDC boss.
Wike who was displeased at the incident asked the security agents for their warrant and why she was not invited over rather than having her house besieged.
Nunieh’s residence at about 4 a.m was surrounded by 20 armed police officers. She disclosed this to Premium Times on Thursday, July 16.
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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that the minister of Niger Delta affairs has denied the sexual harassment allegations against him by Nunieh.
Nunieh, a lawyer from Rivers state, in an interview she granted Arise TV accused the minister of corruption, sexual harassment, pipelines bombings, secret cult activities, abuse of office, among others.
The minister in a statement issued on Wednesday, July 15 by Anietie Ekong, his spokesman, said the allegations are false.
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