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PAP Boss Otuaro Meets Ex-President Jonathan for Consultation in Abuja

Chief Dennis Otuaro, PhD, the Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), met with Former President Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja on Thursday. The meeting was part of Otuaro’s efforts to engage various stakeholders for the successful implementation of the programme, which aims to foster peace and development in the Niger Delta region.

During the meeting, Otuaro and Former President Jonathan delved into crucial issues concerning the Presidential Amnesty Programme, discussing strategies to enhance its impact and effectiveness. They also explored opportunities for collaboration with communities, government agencies, and other relevant stakeholders to ensure the programme’s objectives are met.

The discussion highlighted the significance of continuous support and commitment from all parties involved in implementing the Presidential Amnesty Programme. Otuaro reaffirmed his commitment to ensuring that the programme fulfills its mandate of promoting peace, stability, and socio-economic development in the Niger Delta region.

Both Otuaro and Former President Jonathan expressed optimism about the programme’s future, emphasizing the importance of sustained efforts to address the root causes of conflict and insecurity in the region. They pledged to work closely together and with other stakeholders to overcome challenges and achieve enduring peace and prosperity in the Niger Delta.

It would be recalled that in 2009, President Musa Yar’Adua introduced the Presidential Amnesty Program (PAP) with the aim of bringing enduring peace to the Niger Delta region, where Former President Goodluck Jonathan was serving as vice president at the time.

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