Buhari sacks Dokubo, appoints Dikio as Administrator of Amnesty Programme


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President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Col. Dixon Dikio as the new Interim Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP).

This is coming on the heels of the disengagement of Prof. Charles Quarker Dokubo who was the Coordinator, Amnesty Programme.

Dikio’s appointment was contained in a statement by Garba Shehu , Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity.

President Buhari directed Dokubo to hand over documents to the new Interim Administrator.

The statement reads:

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Col. Milland Dixion Dikio (rtd) as Interim Administrator (Amnesty Programme) with effect from August 21, 2020.

“This followed the President’s approval of the disengagement of Prof. Charles Quarker Dokubo from Office as the Coordinator, Amnesty Programme with immediate effect.

“Prof. Dokubo has been directed to hand over all official matters to the most senior officer of the Programme.

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“President Buhari appreciated the services of Prof. Dokubo to the Federal Republic of Nigeria and wished him the best in his future endeavours”.

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