Ex-militant leader and Coordinator of Second Phase Amnesty Programme, Mr. Salvation Ibina, on Friday, called on stakeholders in the Niger Delta region to support the administrations of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Ibina also urged the people of Bayelsa State and the Ijaw nation to throw their weight behind the government of Governor Seriake Dickson.
The ex-militant leader particularly hailed Buhari and the Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Brig.Gen. Paul Boroh (retd), for paying the two-month stipends of ex-militants.
He described Buhari as a listening President and commended the National Assembly for its timely intervention in ensuring payment of the stipends.
Ibina, who is also the Director of Marketing, Bayelsa State Environmental Sanitation Authority, appealed to the Federal Government to release the money approved by the National Assembly to enable Boroh pay the balance of three-month stipends.
He said: “We call on all beneficiaries and other stakeholders to continue to show love, support and understanding to president Muhammadu Buhari and the restoration government of Seriake Dickson.
“We are advising all the youths to shun actions capable of distracting the leaders and make them lose focus”.
Ibina said that despite the current economic downturn in the state the Dickson was doing everything possible to deliver on his electoral electoral promises to the state.
He also felicitated with the Commissioner for Information, Mr. Obuebute Jonathan, on his birthday.