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Just in: Dikio re-appointed as amnesty interim administrator

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The former Interim administrator of the presidential amnesty programme, Col. Miland Dikio has been reappointed as Interim administrator of the amnesty programme for a period of one year.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that President Buhari approved the appointment of Dikio as Interim Administrator (Amnesty Programme) with effect from Aug. 21, 2020.

Dikio appointment was followed by the disengagement of Prof. Charles Dokubo from Office as the Coordinator, Amnesty Programme by president Buhari in 2020.

However, Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, confirmed this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

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

According to Adesina, “President 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”.

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