Why FG Is Committed To Amnesty Programme–Dokubo

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Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Prof. Charles Dokubo, has noted at the weekend that the federal government will continue to prioritise the development of the Niger Delta through the Presidential Amnesty Programme in line with the vision of the programme as a necessary and veritable tool to transform the hitherto restive oil rich region.

Dokubo who spoke in Abuja at a commemorative rally to mark the struggle for the emancipation of the Niger Delta spearheaded by the late Major Isaac Boro, said the vision of the government is what has continued to inform President Buhari’s commitment to actualising the objectives of PAP.

The Boro Day is an annual event organised by the Ijaws in all states of the South-south and Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Dokubo noted that the Amnesty Programme is a direct reflection of late Boro’s desires for the Niger Delta people. “We are here today because of a…



Source: Leadership Newspaper