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PAP Administrator Otuaro Makes Courtesy Call on SGF Akume in Abuja

Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Senator George Akume, CON, graciously welcomed Chief Dennis Otuaro, PhD, the newly appointed Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), during a meeting at his office in Abuja on Friday. This gathering marked the inception of significant initiatives aimed at revitalizing the program, with a dedicated focus on enhancing its effectiveness in the Niger Delta region.

Chief Otuaro, in his address, reiterated his steadfast commitment to rejuvenating the Presidential Amnesty Programme, emphasizing the imperative of addressing youth restiveness in the Niger Delta and ensuring the program’s fulfillment of its mandate, particularly in the disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration (DDR) of former agitators.

Expressing his unwavering resolve, Chief Otuaro pledged to collaborate closely with the government and relevant stakeholders to confront the challenges prevalent in the region and foster sustainable development initiatives.

Welcoming Chief Otuaro to his office, SGF Akume reaffirmed his support for the new Administrator’s leadership and the ambitious agenda outlined for the Presidential Amnesty Programme. He underscored the government’s unwavering commitment to the growth and prosperity of the Niger Delta region, emphasizing that the program’s success is pivotal to achieving enduring peace and sustainable development.

Since his appointment by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Chief Otuaro has swiftly taken action by engaging with heads and departments of the programme for comprehensive briefings. His overarching goal is to reposition the program to align with its original objectives, pledging to ensure increased accessibility for the people it serves.

With Chief Dennis Otuaro at the helm, there is renewed optimism for the efficacy and impact of the Presidential Amnesty Programme. His proactive stance and dedication to engaging with stakeholders signal a promising trajectory towards realizing the program’s objectives and fostering enduring stability in the Niger Delta region.

See photos from the visit below….

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