Stakeholders in the Niger Delta have called on the federal government to ensure that the issues bedevilling the presidential amnesty program are addressed in order to sustain it appropriately.
This was the outcome of a meeting in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital to discuss the way forward for the Presidential Amnesty Programme in the Niger Delta region.
The interim Presidential Amnesty Administrator, Rtd. Col. Milland Dikio, has been on a tour of the catchment area code named “Back to The Region” to brainstorm with key stakeholders on the way forward for the amnesty programme.
At the interactive session in Yenagoa, the amnesty boss unveiled his plans in reforming the office to be better equipped to actualize the amnesty package of FG for the region.
Elder statesman and Ijaw leader, Edwin Clerk as well as others spoke to the retired colonel to sustain dialogue with stakeholders even as they urged the presidency to give him all the necessary support to succeed in the assigned task.