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Buhari fires Amnesty Office Boss, Dikio, appoints Ndiomu as replacement

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By Chibuike Nwabuko

 Abuja (Sundiata Post) – President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Major General Barry Ndiomu (Retd) as Interim Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP).

Ndiomu is replacing Colonel Milland Dixon Dikio as the Amnesty Office Boss.

A statement by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, said: “President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Major General Barry Tariye Ndiomu (retd) as Interim Administrator of the Amnesty Programme.

“The appointee 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. He held several command and staff appointments in the course of his successful military career. He retired in December 2017.

“Gen 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.”

 

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