The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, has been appointed as a member of the International Advisory Board of Africa Peace Fellows, APF.
The Director of Press and Public Relations in the Ministry, Mohammed Manga, announced this in a statement,in Abuja.
He said that the appointment was made by the College of Health and Human Services of California State University, Sacramento, United States, US.
The APF, is an initiative of the California State University’s Centre for African Peace and Conflict Resolution, CAPCR, with major training initiatives on conflict resolution.
Manga said that Dambazau would serve on the Board for a three-year term (renewable), during which he would be involved in building the next generation of Peace Leaders in Africa.
He recalled, that 64-year-old Dambazau, was Chief of Army Staff, Nigerian Army, from 2008 to 2010, and holds a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice.
“He also holds two Masters Degrees in Political Science and Higher Educational Administration, as well as a PhD in Criminology.
“Currently, he is the Chairman, University Advancement Centre, University of Ibadan, and visiting Professor of Strategic Studies, Igbinedion University, Okada”, he said.