Dokubo replaces Boroh as amnesty Boss

Dokubo replaces Boroh as amnesty Boss

Ebun Francis || President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday sacked coordinator of the presidential amnesty programme for former Niger Delta militants, Paul Boroh.

Charles Dokubo, a professor, has been tapped by the President to replace Boroh.

Boro’s dismissal was contained in a statement signed by Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina.

The statement read, “Prof Dokubo is currently director of research and studies at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs. He holds a Ph.D. in strategic studies from the University of Bradford, United Kingdom, and hails from Abonema, Akuku-Toru local government of Rivers state.”

According to the statement, Babagana Monguno, national security adviser, has been directed to probe the activities of the amnesty office since 2015 when Boroh was appointed.

The statement concluded, “Meanwhile, the president directs 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.”

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