Brig. General Paul Boroh has been dismissed as the Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme for former Niger Delta militants. President Muhammadu Buhari have subsequently appointed Prof. Charles Dokubo as the new coordinator.
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina made this known in Abuja on Tuesday.
Prof Dokubo is currently Director of Research and Studies at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs. He holds a PhD in Strategic Studies from the University of Bradford, United Kingdom, and hails from Abonema, Akuku-Toru Local Government of Rivers State.
In the meantime, The president has ordered the National Security Adviser to investigate the activities of the Amnesty Programme from 2015 to date.
According to Adesina, the investigation should particularly cover the allegations of “financial impropriety and other acts that are allegedly detrimental to the objectives of the Presidential Amnesty Programme”.
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