By Ismaila Chafe, Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of retired Maj.-Gen. Barry Ndiomu as Interim Administrator of the Amnesty Programme.
Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s spokesman, confirmed this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.
The appointee, who hails from Odoni in Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, was admitted to the Nigerian Defence Academy as part of 29th Regular Combatant Course.
He was commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant in 1983. He has held several command and staff appointments in the course of his successful military career and he retired in December 2017.
Ndiomu also trained as a lawyer, and is alumnus of National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Administrative Staff College of Nigeria, Badagry, Harvard Kennedy School and George C Marshall Centre for European Security Studies, among others.