WARRIâ€”Ex-militant leader, ‘General’ Dickson Nicholas Yinkore, of the Niger Delta Expedition Force,Â NDEF, has called on Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs and Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC,Â to provide jobs for the restive youths in the region.Â
In a statement made available to newsmen in Warri, he noted that the amnesty programme was for the sustainable development and economic empowerment of the youths for self-reliance, maintaining that such gesture should be complemented by the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs and NDDC.
General Yinkore, however, advisedÂ youths in the region to shun criminal activities and fully support the prevailing peace in the region.
He also urged ex-militants to give the desired support to Acting President, Goodluck Jonathan to bring total transformation and restore lasting peace in the Niger Delta.
He called on all other ex-militants in Delta State to support Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan’s government for peace and infrastructural development.