Insecurity: NIWA seeks collaboration with Presidential Amnesty programme

IN his quest to enhance security on inland waterways, the Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), George Moghalu has paid a courtesy visit to the Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme, Colonel Milland Dikio Dixon in his office in Abuja.

In a statement signed recently by the General Manager, Public Affairs of NIWA, Jibril Darda’u, the NIWA boss, who was accompanied by his management team on the visit, stated that, “We are here to collaborate, synergise and look for areas of partnership with the Presidential Amnesty Programme in order to provide adequate security on NIWA facilities in the Niger-Delta Area and to also  build confidence in stakeholders that our waterways is crime-free.”

He added that this visit was part of his security stratagems by engaging all the relevant security forces, such as the police and Navy to beef up the security on the waterways.

Responding, the Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme, Colonel Milland Dikio Dixon thanked the NIWA boss for the visit and said that, “I am very happy with your coming. The amnesty programme is also willing to meet with NIWA to look at areas of partnership in order to provide and create jobs for the Niger-Delta youths.”

Earlier, the Managing Director NIWA congratulated Colonel Milland on his appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari as the Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme and also describes it as a well-deserved appointment considering his track records.


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