The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has sacked Prof Charles Dokubo as the Coordinator, Amnesty Programme.
He also has approved the appointment of Col. Milland Dikio (retd.), as the interim administrator of the programme.
Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Mr. Garba Shehu, announced this in a statement on Thursday.
The statement was titled, ‘President Buhari appoints Col. Dikio (retd.) Interim Amnesty Programme administrator, disengages Prof. Dokubo as coordinator.’
President Buhari had in February suspended Dokubo prior to fraud allegations made against him.
However, announcing his sack on Thursday, Shehu said Dokubo had been directed to hand over all official matters to the most senior officer of the Programme.
“President Buhari appreciated the services of Prof. Dokubo to the Federal Republic of Nigeria and wished him the best in his future endeavors.”