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The Forum of Niger Delta ex-agitators enlisted in the second phase of the Presidential Amnesty Programme said on Friday that it had uncovered a plot by a retired major of the Nigerian Army, who was until recently a staff of the Amnesty Office, to distract the new Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme, Professor Charles Dokubo.
Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs, SAPND, and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Professor Charles Dokubo, has urged leaders and elders of the Niger Delta not to pursue individual interests, but offer advice and guidance to benefit the people of the region.
The Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Charles Dokubo, has received the report of the eight-member review committee, set up to evaluate the activities of the amnesty programme.
Agitators in the Niger Delta have asked the new Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Prof Charles Dokubo, to convene a meeting of vital stakeholders, irrespective of political persuasion, to brainstorm and chart the way forward for the programme.
The Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, and a coalition of nine militant groups in the Niger Delta have withdrawn the four-week ultimatum they gave President Muhammadu Buhari to reinstate the sacked Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Brigadier General Paul Boroh (retd) or risk fresh attacks on oil installations.
A former Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) and Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Brig-Gen. Paul Boroh (rtd), has called for a multi-stakeholder collaboration to sustain the prevailing peace in the region.
The Special Assistant to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme, Prof. Charles Dokubo, says he is not interested in investigating the activities of his predecessor.
Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme and Special Adviser to the President on the Niger Delta, Prof Charles Dokubo, has described the handover note he received from his predecessor as “a maze of words and figures that left many questions unanswered.”
Niger Delta ex-militant leaders on Tuesday warned the Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Prof. Charles Dokubo, against saboteurs and corrupt employees in the Amnesty Office.
A group of Niger Delta ex-militants, on Thursday, lamented moves in the Amnesty Office to deny them their stipends and other benefits.
Niger Delta leader, yesterday, gave members of Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, and other militant groups in the region a four-day ultimatum to withdraw their 30-day ultimatum issued to the Federal Government to reinstate the sacked chairman of Presidential Amnesty Programme, PAP, Brig. Gen. Paul Boroh (retd).
Retired Brigadier General Boroh, who had headed the Amnesty Programme for three years, was fired from his post a week ago by the President on corruption related charges. Boroh was immediately replaced with foreign policy expert Charles Dokubo.
Former Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Brig Gen Paul Boroh (rtd), has described as malicious and false the news of alleged $9million cash recovery by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and National Security Adviser (NSA) during a raid in his Abuja home on Monday.
Paul Boroh, sacked coordinator of the presidential amnesty programme for former Niger Delta militants, was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has been issued a four-week ultimatum by the Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, a coalition of nine militant groups in the region, to reinstate Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Brigadier-General Paul Boroh (rtd).
The Niger Delta Youths Movement (NDYM) has rejected the sack of the former Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Niger Delta Affairs and Co-ordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Brigadier General Paul Boroh Rtd, while describing the process as unsatisfactory.
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