Buhari fires, replaces Boroh as amnesty coordinator

Buhari fires, replaces Boroh as amnesty coordinator

President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh (retd) as the coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme.

Boroh, who is also President Buhari’s Special Adviser on Niger Delta was dismissed on Tuesday and replaced by Professor, Charles Dokubo.

The development was made known in a statement the president’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, made available to newsmen.

Aside Boro’s sack, Buhari also asked the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, to carry out a full probe into the activities of the Amnesty Programme from 2015 to date.

Adesina’s statement read “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 Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh (retd.).

“Prof. Dokubo is currently Director of Research and Studies at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs.

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“Meanwhile, the President directs the National Security Adviser 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,” the statement read.

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