Abuja (Sundiata Post) — In line with enhanced capacity building and military diplomacy, the Chief of Army Staff Nigerian Army, Lieutenant General TY Buratai, is attending the African Land Forces Summit 2017, on Monday, May 8, 2017, at the Main Auditorium, Bingu Mutharika Convention Center (BICC), Lilongwe, Malawi.
The Summit, which has the theme “Enhancing Capacity Through Partnership in Africa”, is being attended by African Land Forces Commanders (Chiefs of Army Staff) across the continent.
Also in attendance are His Excellency, Professor Peter Mutharika, President of Malawi, (who was ably represented by Mr. Claus Chilima, Vice President of Malawi), Honorable Mary Beth Leonard, U.S., Representative to the African Union, General Daniel B. Allyn Vice Chief of Staff, United States Army, General Griffin “Spoon” Phiri, Chief of Defense Forces, Malawi Defence Forces, amongst others.
The Summit will feature presentations on; “Critical War fighting and Peacemaking Skills”, “Military Leadership” and “Standardising Forces and Concepts” by eminent personalities and senior military officers.
The Summit is the 7th in the series and the most attended Summit, with representatives from 43 African countries.