The President’s Senior Special Assistant for Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, confirmed this in a statement made available to journalists on Thursday.
According to the document, the President also approved the appointment of Col. Milland Dixon Dikio (retd.) as interim program administrator.
The statement which read, ‘President Buhari appoints Col. Dikio (retd.) Interim Amnesty Programme administrator disengages Prof. Dokubo as Coordinator also stated that he has been directed to hand over all official matters to the most senior officer of the Program.
“President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Col. Milland Dikio (retd.) as Interim Administrator (Amnesty Programme) with effect from August 21, 2020.
“This followed the President’s approval of the disengagement of Prof. Charles Dokubo from office as the Coordinator, Amnesty Programme, with immediate effect.
“Prof. Dokubo has 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 endeavours.”