Niger Delta Amnesty Boss to Restructure Programme,Introduce Biometric Verification


Brig Paul T. Boroh (rtd), Coordinator of the Niger Delta amnesty programme is set to restructure the scheme.

According to GUARDIAN, the restructuring was announced via a statement issued by the Chief of Staff to the Co-ordinator, Col. Dedis Abel (rtd). Part of the statement read, ”The Special Adviser/Co-ordinator has also commenced the immediate re-organisation of the Niger Delta Presidential Amnesty Office in line with the President’s directive to reposition the office to engender sustainable peace and development in the Niger Delta region.

”To further ease the operation of the amnesty office with regards to the payment of these outstanding allowances, the Co-ordinator has directed the office to immediately commence a comprehensive biometric verification data exercise to cover all current participants in the presidential amnesty programme after which payment of allowances will commence.”

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