- President Muhammadu Buhari has been advised to appoint a permanent head for the Niger Delta Amnesty Program
- The advice was given by a major advocate in the President of the region, Forum “Peace for the Niger Delta”
- The group asked the President to select a permanent advisor to implement the program
FCT, Abuja – Ahead of the full implementation of the recently signed Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) in 2022, civil society organizations have President Muhammadu. implored Buhari immediately appoints a permanent head of the Presidential Amnesty Program (PAP).
President Buhari asked for the arrangements within the amnesty program to be changed
In particular, urged the PND Buhari to change the leadership of PAP immediately from an interim administrator to a presidential advisor for the amnesty program. On behalf of the group, Chief Douglas Charles said that a permanent advisor should be chosen to handle the operations of the PAP and the thousands of former agitators he said are already upset about the apparent lack of attention to their needs.
“At this crucial time, the historic signing of the PIA by Mr. President, a new morning has dawned in the oil industry.
” We therefore call on Mr. President , the mandate of amn E sty program into its original intent and to support the Niger Delta, where the former agitators are based, by training the former agitators to become entrepreneurs who act as agents of change. “
He went on to say that the coalition is confident that a change in PAP leadership is widespread and is imminent as the president is interested in peace, security and development in the Niger Delta region.
He called on all 30,000 ex-agitators under the Amnesty program to have faith in the Buhari government.
He added added:
“All ex-agitators must continue to maintain the peace that has existed in the region since 2015, while the government does its best to maintain its own side of the amnesty program.”
In a related development, the All Progressives Congress Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC) declares that no previous government has paid more attention to the plight of the Niger Delta region than the current government of President Buhari.
The voluntary think tank in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) assured the public that President Buhari is implementing his vision of a safe, secure, and prosperous Niger Delta.
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