President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday approved the appointment of Prof. Charles Quaker Dokubo as the new Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme for former Niger Delta militants.
He replaces Brigadier-Gen. Paul Boroh (retd).
A statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said Prof. Dokubo is currently the 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 area of Rivers State.
Meanwhile, the President has directed the National Security Adviser, Mohammed Babagana Monguno, 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 programme.
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