The Presidential Amnesty Office has entered into partnership with the Bayelsa State Government and automobile company to establish a car assembly plant in the state.
The Special Adviser to the president on Niger Delta, Brigadier General Paul Boroh (rtd) who made this known in Abuja said if established the automobile industry promised to engage over two hundred ex-agitators who were recently trained by the Federal Government.
According to him, the Bayelsa State Government is expected to provide land for the car assembly plant.
In another development, the Nigerian Army has taken into custody three suspected Boko Haram terrorists handed over to it by Zurmi Emirate Council in Zamfara.
Col. Abdullahi Adamu, the Commanding Officer, 223 Light Tank Battalion of Tactical Operation Unit, Gusau said the suspects were apprehended by the local vigilante in the area.
The Emir of Zurmi, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku said the arrest of the suspected Boko Haram members was part of the directive to district heads of the emirate, to monitor and report to security agencies any new face or suspicious movement in their respective communities.