NIWA to collaborate with Presidential Amnesty Programme to secure inland waterways

By Peter Usman

In his quest to enhance security on inland waterways, the Managing Director, National Inland Waterways Authority, NIWA Chief Dr. George Moghalu paid a courtesy visit to the Coordinator Presidential Amnesty Program Colonel Milland Dikio Dixon in his office in Abuja.

In his speech, the MD NIWA who was accompanied by his management team said “we are here to collaborate, synergize and look for areas of partnership with the Presidential Amnesty Program 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 the visit is 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 Program, Colonel Milland Dikio Dixon thanked the MD NIWA for the visit and said “I am very happy with your coming, the amnesty program 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 Program and also describes it as a well-deserved appointment considering his past records.


A journalist by profession and I have been in active practice for so many years. A graduate of Political Science from University of Abuja. Maried with four children.

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