Delta State Deputy Governor, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro, has expressed optimism that President Muhammadu Buhari, will keep up the Presidential Amnesty Programme, adding that the programme was well intended by late president Musa Yara'dua.

Barr. Otuaro, stated this during a special thanksgiving service for Hon. Kingsley Kuku, in honour of his meritorious service as Special Adviser to former President Goodluck Jonathan on Niger Delta Affairs and also Chairman for the Presidential Amnesty Programme, at First Baptist Church, Arogbo, Ondo State. According to him; "The Amnesty programme is a well intended one, by the late President Yara'dua, and my expectation is that the incumbent President, Muhammadu Buhari will keep it up. I am sure of his promise and he will keep the good work that is being done", he said.

The State Deputy Governor who commended Hon. Kuku for his selfless and meritorious service to Nigeria and the people of Niger Delta in particular, expressed thanks to God for bringing him back home safely. "It is so fulfilling, it is so exciting, we give glory to God, it is a very great day in the annals of the history of the people of Niger Delta, Kingsley Kuku has had a meritorious service, to his father land, we are very proud of him, we are excited that he is back home with an overwhelming crowd welcoming him", Barr. Otuaro stated.

He advised the Ijaw people of the Niger Delta to keep faith with the incumbent President, saying they should believe strongly in God that good days are ahead.

Delivery a sermon, the Founder, Royal House of Grace Int. Church, and Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, Apostle Zilly Aggrey, called on the people to always follow politicians who have touched lives and continue to bring development to them and their community. Apostle Aggrey, who spoke on the wisdom in thanksgiving, noted that it is only the wise who are grateful to God because they know that it is only God that gives life, sustains life, determines the future and gives good things to all.

Apostle Aggrey commended Hon. Kuku for his wisdom in coming to give thanks to God and acknowledging that God has been faithful to him, adding that he has every reason to thank God, given the enormous duty bestowed on him as Chairman of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, saying that the risk involved cannot be quantified by any man. According to him, the humility and selfless service of Hon. Kuku in the course of his national assignment has endeared the people of Niger Delta and Nigeria at large to him, noting that those who are proud do not assist their fellow men and cannot give praises to God, because they always believe that they are from royal background and always undermine the sovereignty of God.

Responding, Hon Kingsley Kuku, while thanking the Ijaw nation and the people of Niger Delta for their support and prayers during his service as Special Adviser to the former President on Niger Delta Affairs and also Chairman of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, assured that he will continue to render assistance and his selfless service to the people.