The Federal Government on Friday insisted that the Presidential Amnesty Programme for the Niger Delta ex-militants will not be extended after its expiration in 2017.
President Muhammadu Buhari had, on assumption of office, approved a two-year extension of the programme till 2017.
His Special Adviser on Niger Delta and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh, on Friday urged those still in the creeks to drop their arms.
He spoke while addressing some ex-fighters trained as electrical engineers who were in his office to present a transformer they worked on to him.
The visitors demonstrated their skills to him with a transformer which they presented to him.
The former agitators were trained by Brainbox Matrix Services Limited.