Only sustained peace would develop the Niger Delta region-Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh (retd.)

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The Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme and Presidential Adviser on Niger Delta, Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh (retd.), at the weekend, insisted that only sustained peace would develop the Niger Delta region.

He implored agitators in the creeks to come out and embrace peace to clear vestiges of violence and sustain developmental efforts of the government in the region

Boroh, who was represented by one of his special advisers, Maj. Martins Abdul (retd.), spoke in Yenagoa on Monday during the fourth edition of Miss Peace Bayelsa Beauty Pageant 2017 and Bayelsa Peace Awards organized by PGR Entertainment.

The amnesty boss, who received a Distinguished Advocate of Peace Award at the occasion, praised the organizers of the pageant for putting the event together at a time the country and the world were in need of peace.

By JUDE