Buhari sacks Paul Boroh as Amnesty programme coordinator, orders NSA to probe allegations of fraud

President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked Brigadier-General Paul Boroh (Rtd) as coordinator of the Pressidential Amnesty Programme for ex-Niger Delta militants.

A statement issued by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, said the president has approved the appointment of Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo as Boroh’s replacement.

The President also directed the National Security Adviser (NSA) 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 said “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”



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