The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has on Tuesday approved the sack of the Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme for Niger Delta militants, Brigadier-General Paul Boroh (Rtd).
The sacked official following the announcement has since been replaced with Prof. Charles Quaker Dokubo.
The sack is contained in a statement issued by the President’s aide on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.
The statement reads: “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).
“Prof. Dokubo 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.”