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Wike Inaugurates Amnesty Programme Committee, Insists Govt won’t Pay for Arms

16:41 Sep 20 2016 Port Harcourt, Port-Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Friday inaugurated the State Amnesty Programme and reiterated his warning that the state would not pay for arms surrendered by cultists and militants.



He said the inauguration of the committee was a major move to restore peace across all communities of the state.

The committee has as members representatives of the Nigerian Armed Forces, the Nigerian Police and the Department of State Services. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Amnesty, Sir Ken Chinda, as chairman.
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