Ijaw youths commend Buhari over Ex-IYC’s scribe’s appointment



 Ijaw Youths have commended appointing Mr Alfred Kemepado as Head Re-Integration the Niger Delta Presidential Amnesty Programme.

In statement issued on Thursday in Yenagoa by the Ijaw Council (IYC) Worldwide, the youths also commended the Interim Administrator the programme, Retired Col. Milland Dikio, over Kemepado’s appointment.

The statement said the appointment Kemepado was commendable, well deserved and acceptable by all.

IYC’s spokesman, Mr Ebilade Ekerefe, who signed the statement described Kemepado as a tested and trusted leader in the IYC who had continued to make the Niger Delta region proud.

Ekerefe stated that Kemepado’s appointment, coming on the heels of renewed agitations in the region, would restiveness in the Niger Delta to a reasonable extent.

He admonished the new appointee to assiduously with relevant stakeholders to bring the amnesty programme back to its master .

Ekerefe assured Kemepado of undiluted support and the cooperation of the IYC to deliver on his mandate. ()