Buhari renews Dikio’s appointment as interim administrator of Amnesty Programme

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the renewal of appointment of retired Col. M. D. Dikio as Interim Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme for another one-year tenure.

According to a statement by Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, on Thursday in Abuja, President Buhari approved the appointment of  Dikio as Interim Administrator (Amnesty Programme) with effect from Aug. 21, 2020.

This followed the President’s approval of the disengagement of Prof. Charles Dokubo from Office as the Coordinator, Amnesty Programme with immediate effect.

According to Adesina, in spite of the challenges, Dikio has been able to command widespread respect amongst the various stakeholders in the Niger Delta.

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