Following the surrendering of arms and embracing of peace by Avenger militants fighting in the oil producing areas of Ohaji/Egbema and Oguta, the state governor, Rochas Okorocha, has inaugurated the Amnesty Committee, and two others, including the Committee on the Review of the Activities and Infrastructural Development of state owned higher institutions, and the Technical Committee for the take-off of the Eastern Palm University, Ogboko, Imo State. The committee members have also been briefed by the governor on their terms of reference.

According to Vanguard, to demonstrate the importance of the amnesty committee, the governor appointed the first lady of the state, Nneoma Nkechi Okorocha as chairman, while the Transition Committee chairmen of the oil producing local government areas of Ohaji/Egbema and Oguta, the Assembly members from the two state constituencies, the managing director of Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (ISOPADEC) and the Special Assistant to the Governor on Niger Delta, are members.

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