Amnesty programme for repentant militants — Ondo Govt


By Dayo Johnson

Akure—ONDO State government weekend clarified that only armed militants from the riverine areas of the state would benefit from the amnesty package that was unveiled last week.

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu

It pointedly said that the exercise was not an empowerment programme or political patronage.

The state government in conjunction with the Presidential Amnesty Office last week, opened a fresh window of grace for militants who have yet to submit the arms since the inception of the Amnesty programme in 2009.

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu had while the militants gave a 21- days period of grace to militants in the creeks to turn in their arms or face the wrath of the security agencies.

The chairman of the Media and Public Enlightenment sub-committee of the programme, Donald Ojogo in a statement issued in Akure assured all armed youths to imbibe the code of ethics of the…

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