Maj.-Gen. Yusuf Shalangwa, the Director, Legal Services of the Nigerian Army has been appointed, Chairman of the Armed Forces Committee of the African Bar Association.
A statement by Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, the spokesman of the army on Wednesday said Shalangwa was appointed during the annual conference of the African Bar Association which was held in July 2018 in Kenya.
Usman said Shalangwa’s appointment was made known during a joint meeting of the Governing and Executive Councils of the association held recently in Nairobi.
“The appointment of the senior officer is an impetus and appreciation of the Directorate of Legal Services (Army).
“It is also an appreciation of the Nigerian army in promoting rule of law and human rights observance in the Nigerian Armed Forces Legal System,’’ he said. (NAN)