The Director, Nigerian Army Legal Services, Maj.-Gen. Yusuf Shalangwa, has been elected President of the African Military Law Forum (AMLF), in San Remo, Italy.
This is contained in a statement by the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa in Abuja.
Col. Musa said that Maj.-Gen. Shalangwa was a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, African Bar Association, International Bar Association and the African Military Law Forum.
According to Col. Musa, Maj.-Gen. Shalangwa is a seasoned military legal adviser and has attended several seminars, workshops and conferences on different aspects of military and civil laws, both in and outside Nigeria.
“The AMLF is sponsored by the United States Africa Command, and is a veritable platform which gathers African military legal professionals together annually to discuss international best practices when advising militaries,” the Army Public Relations Officer said.