Ex militants drag presidential amnesty programme co-ordinator to court over non payment of stipends

Fifty three (53) beneficiaries of the presidential amnesty programme have dragged the office of the coordinator of the presidential amnesty programme before the national industrial court of Nigeria sited in Yenogua over non-payment of monthly stipends over the period of one year.
The leader of the group Mr Warmet charles claims that he and other beneficiaries of the programme were duly captured in the records of the amnesty programme granted by the late ex-President Musa Yaradua in 2009 during the submission of arms for the exchange re-integration and subsequent training of beneficiaries stating that the amnesty office under the command of Gen Paul Boroh(rtd) is all of a sudden stopped the payment of their stipends without any formal training nor explanation to that effect.
Mr warmet said he and others had no other choice than to seek redress from a competent court of law, it would also be noted that the senate committee had yesterday commenced an investigative hearing of an audit of finances of the Amnesty Office under the leadership of Paul Boroh.

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