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Buhari appoints Ndiomu as Amnesty Programme Interim Administrator

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Major General Barry Tariye Ndiomu (rtd) as Interim Administrator of the Amnesty Program.

General Ndiomu, hails from Odoni in Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, and was admitted to the Nigerian Defence Academy as part of 29th Regular Combatant Course.

He was commissioned Second Lieutenant in 1983, held several command, staff appointments in the course of his successful military career and retired in December 2017.

A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and publicity, Femi Adesina states that General Ndiomu was also trained as a lawyer, and is alumnus of National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS).

He was also alumnus of Administrative Staff College of Nigeria, Badagry, Harvard Kennedy School, and George Marshall Centre for European Security Studies, among others.

Reporting by Bello Wakili; Editing by Julian Osamoto