The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the Presidential Amnesty Programme under the leadership of Prof. Charles Dokubo has been positively transformed.
According to a statement on Thursday by Murphy Ganagana, Special Assistant (Media) to Prof Dokubo, Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator, Amnesty Programme, the party noted that the active participation of the Niger Delta people in matters of national concern resulted from Dokubo’s untiring efforts at deepening the prevailing peace and stability in the Niger Delta region.
Ganagana noted that in a letter of commendation by its National Secretary, Mai Mala Buni, the APC applauded Dokubo’s efforts at ensuring development in the oil-rich region.
It said the positive transformation of the Presidential Amnesty Programme was in line with the change agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.
The letter read: “The party commends your efforts to bring development to the all-important Niger Delta region and ensure that the region actively participates in matters of national concern, irrespective of political affiliations.
“Under your watch, the Presidential Amnesty Programme has been positively transformed and has ensured stability in the Niger Delta region. This is in line with the Change Agenda of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration as enshrined in our manifesto.
“While there remains more work to be done in bringing about total and lasting peace to the region, we urge you not to relent, but continue to explore all means and avenues to ensure the success of the Programme and its developmental initiatives for the region.”
The party assured Dokubo of its cooperation, commitment, and support towards sustaining peace in the Niger Delta.