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Mr Kingsley Kuku

A Chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, Chief Famous Daunemigha says the National Security Adviser, Gen Babagana Mungono, should be held responsible for the massive looting at the Presidential Amnesty Program office. Chief Daunemigha who was a former Governorship candidate of the CPC in Bayelsa State was reacting to a newspaper report which allegedly indicted three past Coordinators of the Presidential Amnesty Program, PAP. Quoting the report of a Presidential panel which was instituted by the office of the National Security Adviser, the report had accused Mr Kingsley Kuku, Gen Paul Boroh and Prof Charles Dokubo of misappropriating over N700b over a period of eleven years. The APC Chieftain insisted that Gen Mungono should be held responsible for turning the PAP to an ATM machine by appointing his cronies into this specialised interventionist agency.

Chief Daunemigha took serious exceptions to the newspaper report which linked Mr Kingsley Kuku to the financial recklessness currently being experienced at the PAP insisting that the report in question did not mention Mr Kuku, let alone indicting him Said he: ” What do you expect at the PAP office when the only criteria for appointing helmsmen for this critical institution must be that such an appointee must have been a colleague or former squad mate of the NSA in Army or his former Lecturers. Since the inception of this administration which curiously transferred the PAP from the Presidency to the office of the NSA ,we have had a band of misfits who lack the rudiments of what that office entails being appointed as Coordinator “, he said.

Chief Daunemighan applauded the sterling leadership qualities of Kingsley Kuku, when he sway as Coordinator between 2011 and 2015,and that the beautiful legacies he left behind were being wiped away by his successors. He appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to look for tested youths of proven track records to be appointed as Coordinator of the PAP. The former Deputy President of the Ijaw Youth Council said the NSA should take full responsibility for the failures and malfeasance at the Amnesty office , instead of looking for who to blame.