Special Adviser to the president, Femi Adesina said President Buhari has suspended the Amnesty Programme Coordinator, Charles Dokubo
Adesina in a statement released yesterday in Abuja said the Caretaker Committee who looked into the numerous allegations and petitions surrounding the Programme recommended its suspension.
According to the statement, the Caretaker committee headed by the National Security Adviser task was to look into how the allocated resources to the Programme are utilized in consonance with the government’s objectives of alleviating problems in the Niger Delta region.
“Part of the Committee’s task is to ensure that allocated resources are properly utilized in consonance with the government’s objective of alleviating problems in the Niger Delta region and stamping out corruption in the Amnesty Programme.
“Consequently, the NSA recommended to Mr. President that the Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme, Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo be suspended, a recommendation that has been approved and which takes immediate effect.
“The President has also directed that the Caretaker Committee set up to review the programme should oversee the running of the programme henceforth, with a view to ensuring that government objectives are achieved.