The Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme for the Niger Delta , Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo be suspended.
This followed series of petition on corrupt allegations over the running of the programme since Professor Charles Dokubo assumed office.
Femi Adesina,Special Adviser to the President On Media and Publicity on Friday said President had in interim directed that a Caretaker Committee being set up to review the program and oversee the running of the programme.
He said: “Following numerous allegations and petitions surrounding the Presidential Amnesty Programme, the National Security Adviser (NSA) set up a Caretaker Committee to look into the activities of the programme, on the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari.
“Part of the Committee’s task is to ensure that allocated resources are properly utilized in consonance with government’s objective of alleviating problems in the Niger Delta region and stamping out corruption in the Amnesty Programme.
“Consequently, the NSA recommend 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 program should oversee the running of the programme henceforth, with a view to ensuring that government objectives are achieved”.