Buhari appoints Prof Dokubo new Coordinator Amnesty Programme
New Coordinator Amnesty Programme, (9jaflaver)
London, March 13, 2018 (AltAfrika)-Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo as the new Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme for former Niger Delta militants. He replaces Brigadier-General Paul Boroh (Rtd).
Professor Dokubo, according to a statement from the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, 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.
Meanwhile, the President has directed the National Security Adviser (NSA) to carry out a full investigation into the activities of the Amnesty Programme from 2015 to date, especially allegations of financial impropriety and other acts that are allegedly detrimental to the objectives of the Presidential Amnesty Programme