The Senate Committee on the Niger Delta Affairs on Wednesday released documents to nail Akpabio over the fraud.
Although the Senate set up an ad hoc committee to probe the alleged scam, the NDDC panel members have been accused of corruption by the IMC.
Nwaoboshi said he granted Akpabio’s request as Chairman of the Senate Committee during the 8th Senate.
Akpabio had in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja denied the allegations but the documents indicting Akpabio were also released to journalists at the National Assembly on Wednesday.
One of the documents indicated that in August 2017, Akpabio, requested for projects worth N500 million from the NDDC and fixed the amount each of the projects would cost.
In the letter dated August 7, 2017, and addressed to the Chairman, Senate Committee on NDDC, Akpabio, as the then Minority Leader, requested that five projects worth N500 million be inserted in the NDDC budget for him.
The projects include fencing of the Federal Government College, Ikot Ekpene (Old site) in Akwa North-West Senatorial District. (N100m), fencing of the Federal Polytechnic Ukana, Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial District (N200m).